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Historic accommodation - heritage rated
We love British heritage and history. If your idea of fine accommodation is an
historic medieval coaching inn or an elegant country house hotel, you'll like
our new Heritage Rating system for accommodation. We've poured over thousands
of bed and breakfasts, hotels, inns, and guest houses in our directory and noted those accommodation properties that offer
more than just a room - they offer a taste of history! If you love British
heritage, look for , , or .
Historic accommodation properties, those rated highly on a Heritage Rating, are also highlighted
in yellow and listed first under each location. Learn more
about Heritage Ratings for historic properties.
He founded the Literary Club, whose first members included Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, and dramatist Richard Sheridan
This Day in British History
27 August, 1877
Birth of Charles Rolls
Rolls would go on to form the Rolls-Royce company with Frederick Royce and produce luxury automobiles and aerocraft engines among other things. Rolls was the first British person to be killed in an aircraft accident.
Mere, St Michael's Church-
One of Wiltshire's best town churches, dating mostly to an extensive 15th century rebuilding. There is a 12th century statue over the porch, and beautifully … ... more