Saint Hill is an attractive Georgian manor house on the fringe of East Grinstead, built by Gibbs Crawfurd in 1792. The Manor was restored to its original conmdition by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology movement, and contains exhibits relating to Hubbard's life and voluminous writings.
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Hampton Manor is a 19th century Grade II listed Manor house on the edge of Birmingham. This private country estate, set in 45 acres of woodland and gardens has just undergone a £2m refurbishment to offer contemporary bedrooms and meeting facilities. This former home of Sir Frederick Peel, son of … more >>
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Crook Hall- Durham, County Durham, England
Crook Hall was built about 1286 on lands belonging to Sydgate Manor. The name refers to Peter de Croke, who owned the hall in the early 14th century. Of that medieval struicture only the great hall and a screen passage remain, but these offer a good impression of what the first Crook Hall must have been like. You can see where the original medieval doorways have been filled in. ... more