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Hill o' Many StanesHill o' Many Stanes
Wick, Highlands and Islands, Scotland

Over 22 rows of small Bronze Age stones in a fan shape on a sloping hillside. There is no clear indication of why the stones were arranged as they are, but one theory is that the stones were set up as a form of early astronomical observatory, or even a graveyard for Picts.

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Marygreen Manor Hotel
Brentwood, Essex

Historic 16th Century Tudor House Hotel retaining many of its original features incorporating every modern facility. Rosetted Restaurant with award winning wine list. Tranquil garden. Four poster suites. Ample parking more >>

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Lancaster, Lancashire
in the 17th century

"Lancaster town is old and much decay'd; there has been a monastery, the walls of parts of it remaine and some of the carv'd stones and figures ... in the river there are great wires or falls of water made for salmon fishing, where they hang their nets and catch great quantety's of fish ..."


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Tattershall Castle
Tattershall Castle - Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England
Tattershall Castle is not a castle in the ordinary sense of the word, but a fortified tower house built around 1440 for Ralph Cromwell, the powerful Lord Treasurer of England. Tattershall was one of the first domestic buildings in England to make extensive use of brick. ... more

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