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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Situated on the old Fussel's Brewery Site in the heart of Rode this old country Inn circa 17th century has many lovely features to enjoy one of which is the working Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee Clock but more importantly the Inn has a warm welcoming and cosy feel to it. … more >>
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"In Droitwich King Edward had 11 houses, and in 5 brine-pits King Edward had his share ... Now King William has in demesne both what King Edward and Earl Edwin had. The sheriff paid thence £65 by weight and 2 mittae of salt while he had the woodland. For if he does not have the woodland, he says, he cannot pay that. "
Weston Park- Shifnal, Staffordshire, England
A lovely red-brick Georgian mansion, built in 1671 to a design by Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham for the Bridgeman family, Earls of Bradford. The interior of Weston feature an excellent painting collection, gathered by generations of Bridgemans, with works by artists including George Stubbs, Hans Holbein, van Dyck, and Lely. There are further collections of furniture and tapestries on display. ... more