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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This elegant 17th century Georgian hotel is in the heart of Medievil Salisbury, overlooking the famous Cathedral and Close. Its tradition of offering fine hospitality in comfortable surroundings is maintained to this day. In the winter months huge log fires burn in open fireplaces while in summer our courtyard is … more >>
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The medieval walled town of Warwick stands on the River Avon. The town is dominated by Warwick Castle, a superb fortress dating to the Norman Conquest. Close to the castle a delightful mix of medieval and Georgian buildings stand on narrow lanes. The medieval parish church of St Mary's boasts the superb Beauchamp Chantry chapel, while just inside the medieval west gate is the timber-framed cluster of buildings known as Lord Leyceter's Hospital, dating to … ... more