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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The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade 1 listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester. The hotel is one of the oldest inns in East Anglia and has been described as a fine example of Tudor England.The hotel is located in the town centre and … more >>
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"The count [of Mortain] himself holds in Yeovil 1 hide. There is land for 2 ploughs. There are2 bordars. It is worth 3s. In the same vill Amund holds of the count 1 hide. There is land for 1 plough, which plough is there with 2 bordars. There is a mill rendering 5s. The whole is worth 20s. 4 thegns held these 2 hides in the time of King Edward and it paid geld for as much."
Derby Industrial Museum- Derby, Derbyshire, England
The Derby Industrial Museum stands on the site of the first silk mill to be established in Derby, The museum tells the story of the major industries that have played a part in Derby's development. Among the displays are exhibits on china, mining, silk, aeronautics, and the railroad industries. ... more