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Bail House

Bail House
Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Bail House & Mews is situated in the heart of historic Lincoln, just a few hundred metres from the Lincoln Cathedral and Castle. This historic building dates back to 1350 and enjoys an enviable location in Lincoln’s Cathedral Quarter with its wealth of independent retailers, bars and restaurants more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

King of Wessex and Mercia from 925, King of England from 926



 Clue

This Day in British History

29 May, 1593

John Penry executed

Penry was convicted as the author of the Marprelate Tracts, which denied Elizabeth I's supremacy over the Church

Monarch Mayhem

This Danish king was followed by Edward the Confessor



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National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties

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Bude (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSHIVE, Bude

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1 OF 5 COTTAGES IN STUNNING LOCATION WITH PANORAMIC SEA AND COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS, JUST A SHORT DISTANCE TO SANDY BEACH AND CLIFF TOP WALKS

Perfectly situated at Sandymouth Bay, these 9 …
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Newquay (Self catering)
Fistral Beach Holiday Home, Newquay

Fistral Beach Holiday Home

Fistral Beach Holiday Home Newquay was recently refurbished and offers luxury holiday accommodation Newquay, for up to 6 people, with 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin room) and leather double …
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