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Llanfrynach, St Brynach ChurchLlanfrynach, St Brynach Church
Llanfrynach, Powys, Wales

St Brynach's is a 14th century church, rebuilt in the Victorian period, but housing a carved stone slab dating to the 10th century.

Heritage Rating: 3 Heritage Rating

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Links to thousands of travel resources throughout England, Scotland, and Wales. To the best of our knowledge this is one of the largest online resources of information on travel in the UK, with listings covering everything from official regional tourist boards to local village websites.


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Llanfilo, St Bilo Church - Llanfilo, Powys, Wales

Llanigon, St Eigon Church - Llanigon, Powys, Wales

Llanidloes, St Idloes Church - Llanidloes, Powys, Wales

Llanrwst, St Grwst Church and Gwydir Chapel - Llanrwst, Gwynedd, Wales

Selsdon Park Hotel and Golf Club London

Selsdon Park Hotel and Golf Club
London, Greater London

Set in 205 acres of spectacular parkland, it?s hard to imagine when staying at the Selsdon Park Hotel you are only 13 miles from the hustle and bustle of central London.This Neo-Jacobean building with a history dating as far back as 861AD has recently undergone a major £6 million refurbishment … more >>

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Rating: 4 star accommodation
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22 December, 1135

Stephen I crowned as king

Stephen had no claim to the throne, which should have gone to his cousin Matilda, daughter of Henry I

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This monarch dissolved all the monasteries in his realm as part of a split from the Catholic church in Rome


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Bude, Cornwall
local history

"Bude was a small seaside resort famous for its reputation as the home of wreckers, until 1823 when the Bude Canal was constructed. The canal, which stretched for 20 miles, carried beach sand used for fertiliser to the railroad at Launceston. The success of the canal brought prosperity - and hordes of holiday makers - to Bude."

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Rough Tor
Rough Tor - Camelford, Cornwall, England
The remains of over 100 Bronze Age huts cluster on the southern slopes of Rough Tor. A smaller village is on the north slope, and a holy well, numerous cairns and burial chambers are nearby. The dramatic ruins of St Michael's chapel cling to the top of Rough Tor. ... more

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