|Kent Travel Guide - Medieval Abbeys and Monasteries
A guide to Kent, England, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Abbeys and Monasteries in Kent
Medieval monasteries are among the most evocative historic sites to visit in Britain. Here are some of the best known sites in Kent.
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
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British History Quiz
This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine
He began as a barber and wig maker
His mass-production techniques were copied around the world
This Day in British History
19 November, 1789
Thames-Severn Canal opens
The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles