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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Nestling in the Cotswold village of Frampton Mansell lies the Crown Inn. A seventeenth century cider house that is steeped in history and is, quite simply, a perfect village pub. A truly picturesque building, it encapsulates everything a quintessential English pub should be - roaring log fires, delicious, traditional, home-cooked … more >>
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Bodiam, St Giles Church- Bodiam, Kent, England
The tiny village of Bodiam is best known for its imposing and beautiful medieval castle on the banks of the River Rother. High above the castle on a wooded hillside, overlooking the river valley, stands the medieval parish church of St Giles, Bodiam, hidden away from the hordes of tourists who descend upon the castle. ... more