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The Oakhouse hotel is an 11th century building that sits proudly in the historical market square in the town of Axbridge. Only two miles away from Cheddar Caves the hotel has 9 rooms all with tv, coffee making facilities, en suite. The hotel also has a restaurant that caters lunchtime … more >>
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"Darby town lies down in a bottom built all of brick for the most part, in it are 5 Churches built of stone the biggest of which I was in the tower was finely carv'd full of niches and pedistals whereon statues had been set, but nothing worth notice in it except a monument which was over the vault of the Duke of Devonshire ..."
Amersham- Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
There are really two Amershams, each with a distinct and quite different character. Old Amersham (which is generally what people mean when they say "Amersham") and Amersham on the Hill. As the name suggests, the latter lies atop a hill. This is the more modern part of the town, and was developed when the railway first came to Amersham after 1890. At the foot of the hill is Old Amersham, which lives up to its … ... more