A few yards from the waterfall known as The Howk stand the ruins of a partially restored old bobbin mill.
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17th Century Orton Hall
Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>
This queen of the Iceni launched a rebellion against the Romans invaders of Britain
She burned London to the ground
She is rumoured to lie buried beneath one of platforms at King's Cross/St Pancras rail station
17 December, 1849
First bowler hat sold
The hat was made for Norfolk gamekeepers by T and W Bowler of Southwark
This king died at Burgh by Sands, Cumbria
He was on his way to fight the Scots
His tomb described him as 'the hammer of the Scots'