A very unusual two-storey Neolithic chambered mound with two burial chambers, one on top of the other. This type of tomb has been found in only one other location in the Orkneys. There is a smaller, third chamber, outside the lower chamber. Taversoe Tuick was built about 5000 years ago, and only rediscovered in 1898 twhen the laird was having a summer seat built for his wife.
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Marlborough Hotel is a beautiful 14th century coaching inn, situated in the heart of Woodstock, overlooking historical streets. Whilst guests can enjoy the tranquillity of the surroundings they still have good links to the M40. The hotel has been elegantly finished in a classic style in-keeping with the character of … more >>
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He and Berengaria had no children, so his heir was his brother
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"In Ledbury are 5 hides. In demesne are 2 ploughs, and 10 villans and 1 boor with 11 ploughs. There is a mill rendering 32d, and 7 acres of meadow. ... Of this manor a priest holds 2 1/2 hides, and 2 knights 1 hide, and a radmsan 3 virgates ... In the time of King Edward it was worth £10, and afterwards, as now, £8. What the priest holds is worth 30s. Of this manor Earl Harold held 1 hide. Hazle unjustly, and Godric held of him. King William restored it to Bishop Walter."
Fleece Inn- Bretforton, Worcestershire, England
A beautiful 'black and white' timber-framed inn, dating back to the Middle Ages. The Inn was originally a farm house, where the farmer and his livestock both lived under the ame roof. It became a village inn in 1848, a role it still fulfills. ... more