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Brockhampton EstateBrockhampton Estate
Greenfields, Herefordshire, England

The National Trust owns a vast Herefordshire estate centred on Lower Brockhampton, taking in 1700 acres of woodland and farmland. At the heart of the estate is Lower Brockhampton Manor, a 14th century moated manor house guarded by a timber-framed gatehouse. There is also a ruined chapel in the grounds and an extensive system of trails throughout the estate.

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The Bedford Swan Hotel
Bedford, Bedfordshire

The Bedford Swan Hotel in Bedford is a delightful 18th century hotel located in the centre of Bedford, only a few miles from Luton Airport, and only an hour drive from the university towns of Oxford and Cambridge and central London is only 40 minutes by train.This elegant hotel, built … more >>

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This Day in British History

27 November, 1495

James V of Scotland receives Perkin Warbeck at Stirling

Warbeck was trying to raise support for his attempts to claim the English throne as Richard IV

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The protoypical 'wicked uncle', this king was popularly blamed for murdering Edward V



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Coventry, Warwickshire
in the 17th century

"Coventry stands on the side of a pretty high hill and as you approach it from the adjacent hill you have the full prospect; the spire and steeple of one of the Churches is very high and is thought the third highest in England, in the same Church yard stands another large Church which is something unusual, two such great Churches together, their towers and the rest of the Churches and high buildings make the town appear very fine ..."


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Adderley, St Peter's Church
Adderley, St Peter's Church - Adderley, Shropshire, England
An early 19th century church with its origins firmly in the medieval period, St Peter's is built of red sandstone to a cruciform plan. The most interesting feature are the cast iron windows, made in the foundries at nearby Coalbrookdale. ... more

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