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Wentbridge House dates from 1700 and is set in 20 acres of gardens and grounds in the beautiful Went Valley. The hotel is steeped in history, surrounded by century old trees and provides a relaxed and peaceful setting within easy reach of Wakefield, Doncaster, Leeds and York.Wentbridge House is independently … more >>
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"Tavistock Church holds Tavistock Manor. In the time of King Edward it paid geld for 3 1/2 hides. Thee is land for 40 ploughs. In demesne are 5 ploughs, and 12 slaves, and 17 villans and 20 bordars with 14 ploughs. There is a mill serving the court, and 16 acres of meadow, pasture 10 furlongs long and as much broad, woodland 2 leagues long and 1 league broad."
Sherrington, St Cosmas & St Damian Church- Sherrington, Wiltshire, England
An ancient church beside a Norman castle motte. The interior features an almost complete set of Jacobean Biblical wall text paintings, fragments of 14th century glass, and a lovely Jacobean pulpit. ... more