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Saint Hill ManorSaint Hill Manor
East Grinstead, West Sussex, England

Saint Hill is an attractive Georgian manor house on the fringe of East Grinstead, built by Gibbs Crawfurd in 1792. The Manor was restored to its original conmdition by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology movement, and contains exhibits relating to Hubbard's life and voluminous writings.

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Nidd Hall Hotel Ripley

Nidd Hall Hotel
Ripley, Yorkshire

Records show that there was a house on the site of Nidd Hall at least 100 years before Elizabethan times and its oldest rooms, the cellars, date from this period. Yet Nidd Hall is perhaps best remembered for its 20th century history and the rumoured first fateful meeting between Edward … more >>

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01 November, 1848

First railway bookstall opens

The stall was part of expansion to Euston station. Not groundbreaking history, but still a transformation in how people travelled! What was it like before this?

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This weak-willed king was married to Margaret of Anjou



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Maidstone, Kent
in the 17th century

"Maidstone town is a very neate market town as you shall see in the Country, its buildings are mostly of timber worke the streetes are large the Market Cross runs down in the middle of the greate streete a good way, there being three divisions in it one good Cross for fruite another for corne and another for all sorts of things ..."


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Chisbury Chapel
Chisbury Chapel - Chisbury, Wiltshire, England
A small late 13th century chapel made of flint walls and topped with a thatched roof. It was built by the lord of Chisbury Manor as a chapel of ease, so that local villagers and the manor household would not have to travel to Great Bedwyn parish church. A chapel of ease was more than a convenient place to pray; it was a statement of wealth and prestige by the lord of the manor. An … ... more

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