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Four StonesFour Stones
Walton, Powys, Wales

As the name suggests, this is a group of four evenly spaced standing stones, of 5-6 feet in height, in a rectangle shape. The south west stone has 3 depressions which may be cupmarks.

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Dolmelynllyn Garden - Ganllwyd, Gwynedd, Wales

Dingle Gardens - Frochas, Powys, Wales

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The Swan Hotel
Alton, Hampshire

An ideal base for Business and Leisure Guests. Situated in the Heart of Alton, you do not need a Taxi or Bus to access the Towns local facilities.Our guests include many people of sense and sensibility - that is to say, devotees of Jane Austen, who make their pilgrimage to … more >>

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This Day in British History

19 December, 1154

Henry II crowned

Henry took the throne after the death of his uncle, King Stephen.

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This monarch led his army to triumph at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415



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Heritage Snapshot

Hereford, Herefordshire
in the 17th century

"a pretty little town of timber buildings, the streetes are well pitched and handsome as to breadth and length; the Wye is as broad as the Thames is at Maidenhead ... The Mount, which is the only thing of the Castle that remaines, commands the sight of the river and town; the Cathedrall is very neat but small ... there is the Bishop's Palace and the Deanes and Doctors houses which are the best buildings but they are not very fine or large ..."


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Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Built on the orders of William the Conquer, a Magna Carta exhibit and the Prison Chapel reconstruction add extra interest to this marellous medieval fortress. In addition, there are a variety of special events at the castle throughout the summer months. ... more

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