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Branklyn GardenBranklyn Garden
Perth, Tayside, Scotland

One of the National Trust for Scotland's newer properties, Branklyn Gardens is a two acres enclave of colour on the outskirts of Perth, on the lower slopes of Kinnoull Hill. With rare plants, rhododendrons, alpines, herbaceous and peat-gardens plants, Branklyn packs a remarkable display of colour and horticultural interest into a small site. Especially interesting for botanists and gardeners.

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Luttrell Arms Dunster

Luttrell Arms
Dunster, Somerset

A beautiful 15th Century property set on a hillside in the quaint town of Dunster, located just 1 mile from the beach and even closer to the magnificent Dunster Castle. The hotel was used in medieval times as a guest house by the Abbots of Cleeve. Set in the only … more >>

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02 September, 1666

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Much Wenlock, Shropshire
in the Domesday Book

"Earl Roger has made the Church of St Milburh into an abbey. The church itself holds Much Wenlock, and held it in the time of King Edward. There are 20 hides. Of these, 4 were quit of geld in King Cnut's time, and the others pay geld ... There is 1 fishery, and woodland for fattening 700 pigs, and there are 2 enclosures. In the time of King Edward it was worth 15, now 12."


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Hob Hurst's House
Hob Hurst's House - Baslow, Derbyshire, England
Hob Hurst's House is a prehistoric burial chamber, unusual in that it is rectangular in shape, roughly 8 x 7.5 m and 1 m high. There is a stone cist within the mound, and remains of cremated huiman bones were discoveed when the cist was investigated in the 19th century. ... more

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