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Llanrhaeadr, St Dyfnog's Church and Holy WellLlanrhaeadr, St Dyfnog's Church and Holy Well
Llanrhaeadr, Clwyd, Wales

St Dyfnog's church is named after the 6th century saint who lived by a nearby waterfall. The historic highlight at Llanrhaeadr is a superb medieval stained glass 'Jesse Window', depicting the rather imaginative genealogical tree of Christ's ancestry growing from the chest of Jesse.

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Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland

Tillmouth Park is one of the regions very best kept secrets. Here is a Country House Hotel nestling within the Scottish Borders, midway between Edinburgh and Newcastle that, although a short drive from the A1, is a place far removed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Tillmouth Park … more >>

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Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire
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"The Abbot of Ely holds Stetchworth. He has there 6 1/2 hides and half a virgate. There is land for 12 ploughs. In demesne are 3 1/2 hides, and there are 3 ploughs, and there can be 2 more. There are 16 villans and 5 bordars with 6 ploughs, and there can be a seventh. There are 4 slaves, woodland for 260 pigs and pasture for the livestock of the vill. All together it is worth 10, and as much when received; in the time of King Edward 12. This land pertained sand pertains to the demesne of the Church of Ely."


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