A very unusual two-storey Neolithic chambered mound with two burial chambers, one on top of the other. This type of tomb has been found in only one other location in the Orkneys. There is a smaller, third chamber, outside the lower chamber. Taversoe Tuick was built about 5000 years ago, and only rediscovered in 1898 twhen the laird was having a summer seat built for his wife.
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The Bull Hotel has a history as a coaching inn that goes back over 500 years. Today, it is a vibrant and lively town centre pub with rooms. Offering Televised Live Sports in the main Bars and Live music at weekends on Fridays and Saturdays. (Some rooms may be affected … more >>
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"The Abbot of Ely holds Stetchworth. He has there 6 1/2 hides and half a virgate. There is land for 12 ploughs. In demesne are 3 1/2 hides, and there are 3 ploughs, and there can be 2 more. There are 16 villans and 5 bordars with 6 ploughs, and there can be a seventh. There are 4 slaves, woodland for 260 pigs and pasture for the livestock of the vill. All together it is worth £10, and as much when received; in the time of King Edward £12. This land pertained sand pertains to the demesne of the Church of Ely."
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A restored Victorian wharehouse is home to this London museum of canals, boats, the ice trade, and ice cream. ... more