A market town famous for its association with fictional vet James Herriot. The World of James Herriot details the life and times of the character and his real-life author, Alf Wight, who wrote many of his stories here. Across the road is the birthplace of Thomas Lord, founder of Lord's Cricket ground in London. The 15th century church of St Mary boasts a lovely beamed wooden roof, 15th century glass, and 16th century wall paintings.
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"The Bishop of Lisieux holds Greenwich of the Bishop of Bayeux. It is assessed at 2 sulungs .. In demesne are 2 ploughs, and 24 villans have 4 ploughs, and 4 bordars and 1 cottar and 5 slaves. There are 4 mills rendering 70s. and 22 acres of meadow and 40 acres of pasture, and woodland for 10 pigs. These 2 sulungs in the time of King Edward were 2 manors. Earl Harold held one and Beorhtsige the other, and they are now one."
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Luffincott, St James Church- Luffincott, Devon, England
In a lonely location overlooking the Tamar valley, on the border of Devon and Cornwall, Luffincott church has only a nearby farmhouse for company. The body of the church dates to the medieval period, with a striking west tower dating to 1791. ... more