Wallington is an elegant 17th century mansion, built by Sir William Blackett around the core of an earlier medieval house and pele tower. Blackett was a wealthy shipping magnate and mine owner from Newcastle, and he intended Wallington to be a country retreat, a place to hold occasional shooting parties, but it evolved into much more than that.
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The Coach and Horses Inn is a charming 16th Century Restaurant with Nine 3 AA Highly Commended en-suite double bedrooms situated around our picturesque courtyard , Just 100 meters from the river Thame .The popular oakbeamed restaurant and Picturesque al fresco dining offers a seasonal ala carte menu , Angus … more >>
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Fridaythorpe, St Mary's Church- Fridaythorpe, Yorkshire, England
Fridaythorpe is the highest village on the Yorkshire Wolds at 561 feet above sea level, and it stands at the mid way point of the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail. Tucked away a short distance from the wide village green is the ancient church of St Mary's. This is a 'Sykes Church', restored by C Hodgson Fowler for Sir Tatton Sykes II in 1902. ... more