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Penbedw Stone CirclePenbedw Stone Circle
Nannerch, Clwyd, Wales

A small stone circle set within the confines of a Grade II listed 18th century park surrounding Penbedw Hall. The circle may be Bronze age, but may also have been erected as a folly during picturesque landscaping of Penbedw Hall parkland in the 18th19th century.

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Wrotham, Kent

The Bull first started trading under the sign of the Bull in 1385, and first licensed under Henry VII in 1495. Since then the Bull has played its part in History, housing many a weary traveller. The Bull is now fully restored and marries the modern dcor within its original … more >>

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This Day in British History

07 March, 1896

Gilber and Sullian's The Grand Duke first performed

The Grand Duke was the last Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. As with so many of their triumphs, it was performed at the Savoy Theatre in London.

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This king abdicated the throne on 11 December, 1936, before he had officially been crowned



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Skelbrooke, Yorkshire
in the Domesday Book

"In Skelbrooke, Godric and Alwine had 5 carucates of land to the geld, where there could be 4 ploughs. Now Hervey has it of Ilbert. He himself has 2 ploughs there, and 9 villans and 2 bordars having 4 ploughs, and there are 5 acres of meadow. In the time of King Edward worth 4, now 3."


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Wroxeter, St Andrew's Church
Wroxeter, St Andrew's Church - Wroxeter, Shropshire, England
Wow! Now, here's a church with history! The Grade-I listed church of St Andrew's is built upon part of the former Roman town of Viroconium, and incorporates Roman bricks and stones throughout.
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