One of the most interesting Perpendicular churches in Cheshire, boasting the 16th century effigy of Sir John Warburton, and wonderful 13th century benches and medieval pews with poppyhead carvings. In the Lady Chapel is the tomb of Sir Peter Leycester, 17th Cheshire historian.
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After recently completing a multi million pound refurbishment we have now received an outstanding AA 3 Star Grade with a great fine dining restaurant. Brimming with old world character, the Tudor Lodge Hotel is ideally located on the north western outskirts of London. The sympathetic conversion of an important farmhouse … more >>
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"Thirlmere lake is not actually a lake, but a reservoir created in the late Victorian period to supply water for Manchester. The inhabitants of the village of Wythborn, near the present Thirlmere village, were moved, and the areas was flooded. In periods of drought, when the waters of Thirlmere are low, signs of the old lost village can still be seen."
Chalice Well and Gardens- Glastonbury, Somerset, England
Near the base of Glastonbury Tor, on the southern slope of the hill, a small chalybeate spring rises to the surface. Near the head of the spring is a well, cut 9 feet down into the earth, protected by a wooden well-head, itself reinforced with a fanciful pattern of wrought-iron braces that form a distinctive shape. The well is built with stone blocks lining the sides of two chambers. ... more