A market town famous for its association with fictional vet James Herriot. The World of James Herriot details the life and times of the character and his real-life author, Alf Wight, who wrote many of his stories here. Across the road is the birthplace of Thomas Lord, founder of Lord's Cricket ground in London. The 15th century church of St Mary boasts a lovely beamed wooden roof, 15th century glass, and 16th century wall paintings.
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"In the city of Lincoln in the time of King Edward there were 970 inhabited messuages. This number is reckoned according to the English method; that is 100 for 120. In the city itself were 12 lawmen, that is men having sake and soke ... In the time of King Edward the city of Lincoln rendered to the king£20 and to the earl £10. Now it renders £100 by tale between the king and the earl. The mint, however, renders £75."
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The Bayle- Bridlington, Yorkshire, England
The Bayle is a late 12th century gateway to medieval Bridlington Priory. The name 'Bayle' comes from the French 'baille', for an enclosure or ward, the same word that gives us 'bailey'. It is the last remaining bit of the once powerful priory save for the church itself, which faces The Bayle across a long, peaceful green. The oldest parts of The Bayle date to sometime after … ... more