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Kentwell HallKentwell Hall
Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Kentwell is a moated Tudor manor, built by the Clopton family in the early 16th century. The exterior is largely built of red-brick. The beautifully preserved interiors feature a working Tudor kitchen and a Great Hall with a minstrels gallery at one end. In the landscaped grounds that surround the house are a Tudor Rose pavement maze, clipped topiary, and a Camera Obscura. Kentwell is a very short distance from another stately home, Melford Hall.

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Once a Norman fortress, the Castle at Taunton has been welcoming travellers to the town since the 12th century. The Chapman family have been running the hotel for 60 years and in that time it has acquired a worldwide reputation for the warmth of its hospitality. Located in the heart … more >>

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Eskdale Green, Cumbria
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"The Roman fort at Hardknott, at the eastern extremity of Eskdale, was built by Agricola in about 120 AD. It was part of a Roman supply road reaching from Ravenglass on the coast to Ambleside and beyond to Brougham, near Penrith. Hardknott was garrisoned for nearly 280 years, with the final troops leaving around 410 AD."


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St George's Chapel
St George's Chapel - Windsor, Berkshire, England
One of the finest Perpendicular Gothic buildings in England, St George's Chapel stands within the grounds of Windsor Castle. The Chapel is the official home of the Order of The Garter. The Garter stalls show heraldic symbols for each member. Ten kings and queens of England are buried within the chapel, including Henry VI and Henry VIII, and more modern monarchs like George V and George VI. The chapel was begun by Edward IV in … ... more

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