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The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn
Sapperton, Gloucestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestling in the Cotswold village of Frampton Mansell lies the Crown Inn. A seventeenth century cider house that is steeped in history and is, quite simply, a perfect village pub. A truly picturesque building, it encapsulates everything a quintessential English pub should be - roaring log fires, delicious, traditional, home-cooked … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625



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This Day in British History

25 June, 1360

Henry Yevele named master mason of Westminster

Yevele, one of the most important medieval architects, rebuilt the Clock Tower and Jewel Tower of the Palace of Westminster

Monarch Mayhem

This king established the Order of the Garter



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National Trust

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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: HCOLIVR, Bude

Olivers

1 OF 3 BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED DETACHED BARNS SET IN 150 ACRES OF PRIVATE LAND WITH FREE FISHING Set within a fabulous position in the heart of the Cornish countryside creating …
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Bude (Self catering)
Honeysuckle Cottage, Bude

Honeysuckle Cottage

This terraced cottage is located near to Bude in Cornwall and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
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