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A 13th Century Country House Hotel situated in Heart of the Cotswolds. Set in 10 acres of immaculate gardens with waterfalls and fountains. 13 Luxury bedrooms all ensuite. Relax in lounges for light meals and afternoon cream tea before a roaring log fire. Execellent restaurant open to non-residents. Jacket and … more >>
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"Colchester is a large town in the compass of ground, formerly there was 16 Churches tho' now much of it is ruinated ... you enter the town by a gate there are 4 in all, there is a large streete which runs a great length down to the bridge near a mile long, about the middle of it runs another broad streete and near its length, in which is the Market Cross and Town Hall ..."
Seaton Delaval Hall- Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England
A glorious Baroque mansion built by Sir John Vanbrugh for Admiral George Delaval between 1718 and 1728. This is perhaps the best of Vanbrugh's work, which also included Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. The house sits in extensive gardens designed in 1947 by James Russell. In the grounds are numerous garden features, including a fountain, pools, and topiary. ... more