A fortified manor house built around 1500 by the Wynn family, with 17th and 19th century additions. The Tudor courtyard house sits amid Grade 1 listed gardens with a large peacock population. Gwydir is known as one of the most haunted houses in Wales.
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"The name 'Hawkshead' has nothing to do with birds of prey; it is thought to have been named for a Norse settler named Haukr, with the addition of a second Norse word, 'Saetr', or settlement. So the name as a whole translates roughly as 'the place where Haukr lives'."
Oakham, All Saints Church- Oakham, Rutland, England
All Saints church is one of three historic buildings at the heart of the county town of Rutland (the others are Oakham School and Oakham Castle). The first church on the site dates to around 1200, but the current building is mostly 13th and 14th century, in a mix of Decorated and Perpendicular styles. The font is probably the earliest feature; it dates to around 1180. ... more