This famous architect designed the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851
He began as a gardener at Chatsworth House
He tested his design by having soldiers march across a scale model
22 March, 1322
Earl of Lancaster executed by Edward II
The earl had been largely responsible for killing Edward's favourite, Piers Gaveston.
Close to the ancient stannary towns of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh and the medieval town of Totnes, midway between Plymouth and Exeter, this charming character 16th Century former corn mill offers the warmth of a homely atmosphere with hotel quality and service in a superb central location, perfectly placed for holidays … more >>
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