Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.
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Set in 20 acres of parkland in the conservation village of Orton Longueville, only 2.5 miles from Peterborough centre and 2 miles from the East of England showground. Previously the estate of the Marquesses of Huntly this 17th Century house has been renovated to provide a spacious, comfortable hotel. Our … more >>
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"... for one of the Metropolis and the See of the Archbishop it makes but a meane appearance, the Streetes are narrow and not of any length, save one which you enter of from the bridge, that is over the Ouise which lookes like a fine river when full after much raine ... the houses are very low and indifferent as in any Country town, and the narrowness of the streetes makes it appear very mean."
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The ruins of an early 13th century castle overlooking the River Kent. Two towers and stretches of the curtain wall remain of this, the family home of the Parr's for four centuries. ... more