The Leicester family lived at Tabley for over 700 years, and this lovely Palladian villa was the second house on the etate, built by John Carr of York in 1761 for Sir Peter Leicester. Now partly used as a residential care home, the first floor of Tabley has been restored, and showcases a wonderful collection of fine art gathered by generations of Leicesters.
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Nestled in the pictureque Cheshire countryside, Peckforton Castle Hotel is a spectacular medieval style castle built in the mid 19th century, situated in beautiful landscaped gardens. Entering the castle doors, the luxurious interior welcomes visitors into its unique surroundings, steeped in history. Come and experience our Falconry encounter and also … more >>
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"The Church of St Mary at Evesham holds Maugersbury, near Stow-on-the-Wold. There were 8 hides in the time of King Edward, and a ninth hide belongs to the Church of St Edward. King AEthelred gave it there quit. In demesne are 3 ploughs; and 12 villans and a free man and a priest having among them 7 ploughs. There are 6 slaves, and a mill rendering 8s and a certain amount of meadow. In the time of King Edward it was worth 100s, now £7."
Christ Church Gateway- Canterbury, Kent, England
The main visitor entrance to Canterbury Cathedral precinct is through this highly decorated gateway, which was originally built to celbrate the marriage of Arthur, Prince of Wales, to Catherine of Aragon in 1502. Arthur, unfortunately, died a few months later, and the gate was not finished for another 20 years. ... more