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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 CROWN INN
Chiddingfold, Surrey

Over 700 years old this world famous village inn has recently been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard. Accomodation includes 3 four poster bedrooms, 1 suite, 3 superior doubles and 1 single. All fresh traditional a la carte menu served at lunchtime and dinner. Extensive wine list accompanies fine selection … more >>

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Newark, Nottinghamshire
in the 17th century

"Newark is a very neate Stone built town the market place is very large and look'd fine, just by it is the Great Church which is large and with a very high Spire, there is prayers twice a day in it; there remaines the holes in the Church walls that the bulets made which werre shott into the town in the Siege laid to it by the Parl;iament army in the Civil Warrs; the Castle was then demolish'd so that only the ruinated walls remaine which is washed by a very pretty river."


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Butley, St John the Baptist Church
Butley, St John the Baptist Church - Butley, Suffolk, England
You could be forgiven for missing Butley's church, for it is nowhere close to the village it serves. In fact it seems to have wandered off on its own in the direction of Butley Priory and gotten lost halfway there. ... more

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