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Browsholme HallBrowsholme Hall
Clitheroe, Lancashire, England

Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.

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The Royal Hop Pole- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel  Tewkesbury

The Royal Hop Pole- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

This well-known landmark is an amalgamation of historic buildings dating from the 15th and 18th centuries, known as a number of names, including The Crown during King Henry VIII's reign. However, eventually it was named The Royal Hop Pole when Queen Mary stayed in 1937 and gave it the official … more >>

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Leicester, Leicestershire
in the Domesday Book

"In the time of King Edward the city of Leicester rendered to the king 30 a year by tale at 20d to the ora and 15 sesters of honey. When the king went with his army by land 12 burgesses went with him. If, however, he went against an enemy by sea they sent him 4 horses from the same borough as far as London to carry weapons or other things of which there might be need. King William now has 42.10s by weight for all the rents of the same city and shire."


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Lamport, All Saints Church
Lamport, All Saints Church - Lamport, Northamptonshire, England
A 12th century church with much later remodelling, especially in the 18th century when Justinian Isham of Lamport Hall had the church rebuilt in Italianate style. All Saints is worth visiting to see memorials to 400 years of Ishams, in styles ranging from 16th century brasses to neo-classically opulent tombs. ... more

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