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Collaven Manor is an elegant property nestled on the North West edge of Dartmoor, whilst guests can enjoy the secluded location away from the hum of traffic noise; guests still have excellent links to the M5. This beautiful small 15th century manor house, built of granite and covered in creeper, … more >>
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"Cheltenham owes its popularity as a Georgian spa town to a flock of pigeons. In 1716 pigeons pecking at salt deposits in a farm field disclosed the existence of a hidden underground spring. A spa grew up around the spring, and with the patronage of George III, Cheltenham transformed from a sleepy village into a gathering place for high society."
London Monument- London, Greater London, England
After the devastation of the Great Fire of London in 1666, Parliament passed a law that a monument should be erected on or near the place that the fire started at a bakehouse in Pudding Lane. To this end, Sir Christopher Wren was retained to design a column, or pillar, to commemorate the fire and the great losses incurred by the city. The result is the London Monument, or, as it is more properly termed, … ... more