A market town famous for its association with fictional vet James Herriot. The World of James Herriot details the life and times of the character and his real-life author, Alf Wight, who wrote many of his stories here. Across the road is the birthplace of Thomas Lord, founder of Lord's Cricket ground in London. The 15th century church of St Mary boasts a lovely beamed wooden roof, 15th century glass, and 16th century wall paintings.
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"While many Cornish towns owe their wealth to tin mining, St Austell's prosperity was made from clay; specifically, white clay, which was used in the manufacture of fine pottery. In 1782 Josiah Wedgwood set up the Cornish Clay Company to extract the fine white clay he used to make his high-quality porcelain and fine china."
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Euston Hall- Thetford, Suffolk, England
A red-brick Georgian country house, the home of the Duke of Grafton. The house that we see today is only a wing of a much larger house which was destroyed in a devastating fire in 1902. The house contains a superb collection of Stuart royal portraits, a reminder that the Dukes are descended from Charles II, as well as paintings of notable people in the Stuart court. Among the artists displayed are Lely, Van Dyck, … ... more