Newstead Abbey began as a 12th century Augustinian priory (the west front of the priory church still stands), but it is most famous as the ancestral home of Lord Byron, at least until his debts forced him to sell the house in 1817. The interior holds an extensive exhibit of Byronian mementos.
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The Old Ferry Boat is the oldest inn in England, and its foundations have been dated back to 560AD. The inn overlooks the river Great Ouse, which winds it way around the tiny hamlet of Holywell, Nr St.Ives, Cambridgeshire. In the summer you can relax in our extensive gardens with … more >>
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"In Castle Bytham, Morcar had 9 carucates of land to the geld. There is land for as many ploughs. Drogo has there 3 ploughs in demesne and 24 sokemen on half of this land and 7 villans with 8 ploughs. 7 Frenchmen have 2 ploughs there and 3 iron-works rendering 40s8d. There is woodland, pasture in places, 1 1/2 leagues long and as many broad, and 60 acres of meadow. In the time of King Edward worth £19.10s, now £10."
HMS Belfast- London, Greater London, England
The HMS Belfast is a floating museum; a light cruiser warship, which saw service in both World War II and the Korean War. It was also involved in peacekeeping duties during the 1960s and 70s. ... more