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Kentwell HallKentwell Hall
Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Kentwell is a moated Tudor manor, built by the Clopton family in the early 16th century. The exterior is largely built of red-brick. The beautifully preserved interiors feature a working Tudor kitchen and a Great Hall with a minstrels gallery at one end. In the landscaped grounds that surround the house are a Tudor Rose pavement maze, clipped topiary, and a Camera Obscura. Kentwell is a very short distance from another stately home, Melford Hall.

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Nestled in the pictureque Cheshire countryside, Peckforton Castle Hotel is a spectacular medieval style castle built in the mid 19th century, situated in beautiful landscaped gardens. Entering the castle doors, the luxurious interior welcomes visitors into its unique surroundings, steeped in history. Come and experience our Falconry encounter and also … more >>

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A historic church beside the River Medway, on the ancient pilgrim's route to anterbury. St Mary's is built of local ragstone and flint, and consists of a nave, chancel, a west tower. There used to be north and south aisles, but these were pulled down at some point in the past. ... more

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