Preston Mill is an unusual and eye-catching 18th century mill with a conical kiln and red pantile roof that looks like a combination of an oast house and a wizard's hat. A short walk away is the Phantassie Doocot, a restored 16th century dovecot.
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This attractively restored 16th century coaching inn offers comfortable air conditioned accommodation in 8 well-appointed executive rooms all with luxury en suite bathrooms with extra large powerful showers.Situated in the old town of Hemel Hempstead the Olde King Arms is convenient for fast trains into central London as well as … more >>
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"The Bishop [of Exeter] himself holds Paignton. In the time of King Edward it paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 60 ploughs. In demesne are 8 ploughs and 36 slaves, and 52 villans and 40 bordars with 42 ploughs .. There is a saltpan rendering 10d. and 18 acres of meadow, and 40 acres of pasture and 41 acres of woodland. When received, it was worth £13, now £30."
Hardcastle Crags- Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, England
A magnificent wooded gorge in the South Pennines, with over 18 miles of footpaths, taking in waterside paths and waterfalls. The 'Crags' in the name do not refer to high peaks. Rather, the term is applied locally to the stacks of millstone grit which are a feature of the landscape. Entymology enthusiasts will enjoy the Crags, as the area is home to the northern hairy wood ant (the rest of us needn't worry, as the … ... more