Saint Hill is an attractive Georgian manor house on the fringe of East Grinstead, built by Gibbs Crawfurd in 1792. The Manor was restored to its original conmdition by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology movement, and contains exhibits relating to Hubbard's life and voluminous writings.
Links to thousands of travel resources throughout England,
Scotland, and Wales. To the best of our knowledge this
is one of the largest online resources of information
on travel in the UK, with listings covering everything
from official regional tourist boards to local village
Records show that there was a house on the site of Nidd Hall at least 100 years before Elizabethan times and its oldest rooms, the cellars, date from this period. Yet Nidd Hall is perhaps best remembered for its 20th century history and the rumoured first fateful meeting between Edward … more >>
Our look at the lives of famous people in the fields
of art, architecture, science, and literature throughout
British history. From Chaucer to Tennyson, Christopher
Wren to William Shakespeare.
The story of English architecture and historic building
styles, from prehistoric monuments to Victorian Gothic,
with our suggestions for the best examples from each
period to visit in England.
From the Romans to the Blitz, our look at the colourful
history of London.
"Maidstone town is a very neate market town as you shall see in the Country, its buildings are mostly of timber worke the streetes are large the Market Cross runs down in the middle of the greate streete a good way, there being three divisions in it one good Cross for fruite another for corne and another for all sorts of things ..."
Chisbury Chapel- Chisbury, Wiltshire, England
A small late 13th century chapel made of flint walls and topped with a thatched roof. It was built by the lord of Chisbury Manor as a chapel of ease, so that local villagers and the manor household would not have to travel to Great Bedwyn parish church. A chapel of ease was more than a convenient place to pray; it was a statement of wealth and prestige by the lord of the manor. An … ... more