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Wallington HallWallington Hall
Morpeth, Northumberland, England

Wallington is an elegant 17th century mansion, built by Sir William Blackett around the core of an earlier medieval house and pele tower. Blackett was a wealthy shipping magnate and mine owner from Newcastle, and he intended Wallington to be a country retreat, a place to hold occasional shooting parties, but it evolved into much more than that.

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Bell Hotel & Inn Woburn

Bell Hotel & Inn
Woburn, Buckinghamshire

Welcome to The Bell Hotel Bar and Restaurant.The Bell Inn at Woburn is a delightful English Country Public House, Restaurant and Hotel which has recently been the subject of much rebuilding work to restore it to its former beauty. The building housing the Pub and Restaurant dates back to the … more >>

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Maidstone, Kent
in the 17th century

"Maidstone town is a very neate little town as you shall see in the Country, its buildings are mostly of timber worke the streets are large the Market Cross runs down in the middle of the great streete a good way, there being three divisions in it, one good Cross for fruite, another for corne and another for all sorts of things, two of which is built over for the town hall and publick use..."


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Yelvertoft, All Saints Church
Yelvertoft, All Saints Church - Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire, England
An attractive country church dating to the 13th century, All Saints boasts two south aisles (plus a north aisle), with a beautifully carved 15th century tomb and effigy of a priest, and a medieval sedilia thought to have been used by Cromwell's soldiers to sharpen their swords. ... more

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