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Kentwell HallKentwell Hall
Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Kentwell is a moated Tudor manor, built by the Clopton family in the early 16th century. The exterior is largely built of red-brick. The beautifully preserved interiors feature a working Tudor kitchen and a Great Hall with a minstrels gallery at one end. In the landscaped grounds that surround the house are a Tudor Rose pavement maze, clipped topiary, and a Camera Obscura. Kentwell is a very short distance from another stately home, Melford Hall.

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The New Forest, Britains newest National Park, was created by William the Conqueror in 1079 as a hunting area. In 1666, King Charles II made New Park Manor, in the heart of this ancient forest, his favourite hunting lodge on his return from exile in France, and his royal coat … more >>

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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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"The town of Nottingham is the neatest town I have seen, built of stone and delicate large and long Streetes much like London, and the houses lofty and well built, the Market place is very broad - out of which runns 2 very large streetes much like Holborn but the buildings finer, and there is a Pyaza all along one side of one of the Streetes with stone pillars for walking ..."


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The remains of a large Roman villa on a slopng site over the River Evenlode. The most impressive feaure at North Leigh is an almost complete section of mosaic flooring, largely composed of geometric patterns. ... more

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