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Brockhampton EstateBrockhampton Estate
Greenfields, Herefordshire, England

The National Trust owns a vast Herefordshire estate centred on Lower Brockhampton, taking in 1700 acres of woodland and farmland. At the heart of the estate is Lower Brockhampton Manor, a 14th century moated manor house guarded by a timber-framed gatehouse. There is also a ruined chapel in the grounds and an extensive system of trails throughout the estate.

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Saracens Head Hotel
Towcester, Northamptonshire

Located close to the Silverstone Circuit and Towcester Racecourse, the Saracens Head Hotel is featured in Charles Dickins first novel The Pickwick Papers and the same atmosphere is still in evidence today. more >>

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Queen Eleanor dies at Harby, Northamptonshire

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Chippenham, Wiltshire
in the Domesday Book

"Reginald Canute holds 2 hides in Chippenham of the king. Toki held it in the time of King Edward. There is land for 1 plough. 2 bordars there have half a plough, and there are 20 acres of meadow, and half a mill rendering 15s. The while was and is worth 20s."


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Coln Rogers Saxon Church
Coln Rogers Saxon Church - Coln Rogers, Gloucestershire, England
A small Saxon church in a delightful countryside location in the heart of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds. It is rare to find a Saxon church with a layout essentially unaltered, but that is the case here. There are pieces of medieval glass and a 13th century tomb recess. ... more

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