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Browsholme HallBrowsholme Hall
Clitheroe, Lancashire, England

Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.

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The Harrow Inn Lenham

The Harrow Inn
Lenham, Kent

Please give us the opportunity to welcome you to the Harrow Inn. True to its Kentish heritage our 17th Century Inn nestles in tranquil countryside by the medieval market town of Lenham. Once a forge and rest house for travellers on the nearby Pilgrims Way the Harrow Inn continues to … more >>

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20 August, 1912

Death of William Booth

Booth (b. 1829) founded the Salvation Army in 1865 and served as its first General

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This king hid in an oak tree after defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651



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Cullompton, Devon
in the 17th century

"Cullimton is a good little Market town, a Market Cross and another set on stone pillars (such a one was at Wellington but on brick work pillars); here was a large Meeteing of neer 4 or 500 people, they have a very good Minister but a young man, I was glad to see soe many tho' they were but of the meaner sort, for indeed its the poor receive the Gospell, and there are in most of the market towns in the West very good Meeteings; this little place was one continued long streete, but few houses that struck out of the streete."


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Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Stott Park Bobbin Mill - Finsthwaite, Cumbria, England
A piece of Lake District history, the working bobbin mill at Stott Park is a reminder of Cumbria's industrial heritage. The mill was launched in 1835 to supply bobbins to the burgeoning Lancashire cotton mills, and closed in 1971, only to reopen in 1983 as a fascinating museum. See how bobbins were made from the raw wood to the finished product. ... more

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