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Browsholme HallBrowsholme Hall
Clitheroe, Lancashire, England

Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.

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Marlborough Hotel
Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Marlborough Hotel is a beautiful 14th century coaching inn, situated in the heart of Woodstock, overlooking historical streets. Whilst guests can enjoy the tranquillity of the surroundings they still have good links to the M40. The hotel has been elegantly finished in a classic style in-keeping with the character of … more >>

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Ipswitch, Suffolk
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"... this is a very clean town and much bigger than Colchester is now, Ipswitch has 12 churches, their streetes of a good size well pitch'd with small stones, a good Market Cross railed in ... there is but 3 or 4 good houses in the town, indeed the town looks a little disregarded ..."


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Pretty village that gives its name to the smallest of the lakes in the Lake District. Wordsworth lived here at Rydal Mount until his death in 1850. The large rock known as Wordsworth's Seat was where this most famous of the Lakeland poets sat to take in the beautiful views. ... more

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