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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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Ravenwood Hall Hotel Bury St Edmunds

Ravenwood Hall Hotel
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

One of the most historic hotels in in Suffolk Ravenwood Hall is steeped in nearly 500 years of history Set in seven acres of landscaped woodlands and gardens this country house hotel is easily accessible from the main A14 running through the heart of East Anglia. Whether your visit is … more >>

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Skelbrooke, Yorkshire
in the Domesday Book

"In Skelbrooke, Godric and Alwine had 5 carucates of land to the geld, where there could be 4 ploughs. Now Hervey has it of Ilbert. He himself has 2 ploughs there, and 9 villans and 2 bordars having 4 ploughs, and there are 5 acres of meadow. In the time of King Edward worth 4, now 3."


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The Ethelbert Gate
The Ethelbert Gate - Norwich, Norfolk, England
Dating to 1320, this gateway gives access to the cathedral close from the southern end of Tombland. The decorative stonework is exceptional, especially in its early use of flint flushwork. The gate was built by the citizens of Norwich as expiation for burning the cathedral and priory in 1272. ... more

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