A pretty Edwardian house is the setting for a exploring over 300 years of high quality local crafts in a friendly and informal environment. Visitors are invited to ask questions, bring the children, and enjoy! Many of the works are for sale.
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"In Hathersage Leofnoth and Leofric had 2 carucates of land to the geld. Thee is land for 2 ploughs. To this manor belong 4 Berewicks: Bamford, Hurst, half of Offerton, and 2 parts of Stoney Middleton. In these are 2 carucates of land to the geld. There is land for 2 ploughs. There now 8 villans and 2 bordars have 5 ploughs. There is woodland pasture in places, 2 leagues long and 2 leagues broad. In the time of King Edward worth 60s. now 30s."
Poole- Poole, Dorset, England
Poole is the largest urban connurbation in Dorset, yet the area close to the harbour is crammed with well-preserved period buildings, including Town Cellars, a collection of 15th century warehouses. There is a lifeboat museum, and an 18th century Guildhall. In the harbour is Brownsea Island, the birthplace of the Scouting moveent. Poole developed as a fishing port in the 13th century, but now most of the shipping is pleasure craft or commercial shipping. ... more