A large 12th century church, rebuilt on a unique trapezoidal plan in the 13th and 14th centuries. There is a 14th century effigy of a knight in the Lady Chapel, and another, possibly earlier, canopied tomb in the churchyard. A fragment of a Saxon cross is built into the exterior wall.
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Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>
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"... for one of the Metropolis and the See of the Archbishop it makes but a meane appearance, the Streetes are narrow and not of any length, save one which you enter of from the bridge, that is over the Ouise which lookes like a fine river when full after much raine ... the houses are very low and indifferent as in any Country town, and the narrowness of the streetes makes it appear very mean."
Bloodgate Hill Hillfort- South Creake, Norfolk, England
An Iron Age hillfort, located on a hill above the village of South Creake. It is unusual to find Iron Age forts in Norfolk, and Bloodgate hill is one of the best. The origin of the name 'Bloodgate' is unknown, and it is unlikely to denote anything remotely bloody! The fort is almost completely circular, with a smaller ring within the perimeter, from which Iron Age pottery has been recovered. ... more