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Landre, St Michael's ChurchLandre, St Michael's Church
Landre, Dyfed, Wales

St Michael's church is a 19th century restoration of a medieval building. Near the lych gate is an ancient holy well and a gnarled yew tree stands in the churchyard. Carbon dating has revealed that the yew is about 2000 years old.

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The Tufton Arms Hotel is a small, intimate, luxury hotel in Cumbria, situated in the centre of the charming medieval town of Appleby-in-Westmorland. Appleby is rightly regarded as the jewel of north west towns with its wide elegant main street Boroughgate, ancient church and grand castle all looped by the … more >>

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Parliament impeaches Archbishop Laud

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"Newquay is famous for its beaches and surfing, but it was not always thus for this North Cornish town. The beginnings of Newquay can be traced to 1439, when the Bishop of Exeter granted the burgesses of Towan Blistra to build a 'new quay' to encourage fishing."


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Whichford, St Michael
Whichford, St Michael - Whichford, Warwickshire, England
A Norman church in a quiet south Warwickshire village. St Michael's features two excellent 16th century tombs, including the alabaster table tomb of John Mertun, accounted one of the finest incised alabaster tombs in the country. ... more

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