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Browsholme HallBrowsholme Hall
Clitheroe, Lancashire, England

Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.

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Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire

Lower Slaughter Manor has a history that dates back nearly 1,000 years and it is known that a Manor House stood on the site before the Norman Conquest.The Grade II star listed Manor, acknowledged to be one of the finest seventeenth century country houses in the area, stands in complete … more >>

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Ledbury, Herefordshire
in the Domesday Book

"In Ledbury are 5 hides. In demesne are 2 ploughs, and 10 villans and 1 boor with 11 ploughs. There is a mill rendering 32d, and 7 acres of meadow. ... Of this manor a priest holds 2 1/2 hides, and 2 knights 1 hide, and a radmsan 3 virgates ... In the time of King Edward it was worth 10, and afterwards, as now, 8. What the priest holds is worth 30s. Of this manor Earl Harold held 1 hide. Hazle unjustly, and Godric held of him. King William restored it to Bishop Walter."


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Cambridge, St Peter's Church
Cambridge, St Peter's Church - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
The first church on this site was built in the 11th century, along one of the main roads into Cambridge. The simple Norman building was expanded over the following centuries with the addition of a tower and spire. ... more

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