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Saint Hill ManorSaint Hill Manor
East Grinstead, West Sussex, England

Saint Hill is an attractive Georgian manor house on the fringe of East Grinstead, built by Gibbs Crawfurd in 1792. The Manor was restored to its original conmdition by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology movement, and contains exhibits relating to Hubbard's life and voluminous writings.

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The Manor House Hotel & Country Club West Auckland

The Manor House Hotel & Country Club
West Auckland, County Durham

Relaxed, charming and unpretentious are words that describe The Manor House Hotel and Country Club, a quintessential English manor house built on foundations which date back to the 12th Century. Steeped in rich history, reputed to have been Henry VIIIs hunting lodge and for many years home to the Eden … more >>

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Ireby, Cumbria
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"There are two churches in Ireby, but you have to really hunt to find the most historic one! Ireby Old Church sits alone in a farm field, abandoned but for an annual service. The church dates to the late 12th century, and features some lovely Norman arcading and narrow lancet windows. Two nave columns that once served as gateposts in the village have been re-erected outside the west door."


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Chiswick House
Chiswick House - London, Greater London, England
An early 18th century Palladian mansion built by the 3rd Earl of Burlington. The opulent interiors include Red, Blue, and Green velvet rooms, and a Gallery with a gilded ceiling. The house is set in superb landscape gardens with classical follies, statues, and some of the earliest water features in England. ... more

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