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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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"In Pickering are 57 carucates of land to the geld, which 20 ploughs could plough. Morcar held this as 1 manor, with it Berewicks, Barton-le-Street, Newton-on-Rawcliffe, Blansby and Easthorpe. Now the king has it. There is 1 plough, and 20 villans with 6 ploughs. There is meadow half a league long and as much broad. But all the woodland which belongs to the manor is 16 leagues long and 4 broad. This manor was worth in the time of King Edward £88, now 20s4d."
Sutton House- London, Greater London, England
A unique survival in London's East End, Sutton House was built by Sir Ralph Sadleir, a rising star at the court of Henry VIII. It became home to successive merchants, Huguenot silk weavers, Victorian schoolmistresses and Edwardian clergy and, although altered over the years, remains essentially a Tudor house. Oak panelled rooms and carved fireplaces survive intact and an exhibition tells the story of its former occupants. ... more