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The Tufton Arms Hotel is a small, intimate, luxury hotel in Cumbria, situated in the centre of the charming medieval town of Appleby-in-Westmorland. Appleby is rightly regarded as the jewel of north west towns with its wide elegant main street Boroughgate, ancient church and grand castle all looped by the … more >>
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"Salfor has only a little Chappell of Ease and is belonging to the Parish of Manchester ... the Marketplace is large it takes up two streetes length when the Market is kept for their Linnen Cloth Cotten Tickings Incles, which is the manufacture of the town; there is a very fine schoole for young Gentlewomen as good as any in London and musick and danceing, and things are very plenty here this is a thriveing place."
Castle Drogo- Drewsteignton, Devon, England
An early twentieth century mock castle designed by architect Sir Edward Lutyens for a wealthy merchant, Castle Drogo was one of the last great stately homes to be built in England. The design certainly has all the external features of a medieval fortress, with bristling battlements, a portcullis entrance, and a fortified entrance tower. The foundations for the house were cut out of solid rock, which explains the exposed granite in the bathroom. An ode … ... more