A unique survivor of Norwich's rich mercantile past; a Grade I-listed trading hall erected by a successful merchant, combining a warehouse and shop with good access to the river for goods transport. At the heart of the building is a 15th century Great Hall with a carved figure of a dragon on a roof beam.
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A warm and friendly welcome within this historic 340 year old listed Grade II Thatched Cottage Hotel Bar and Restaurant. A Charming historic 340 year old thatched cottage inn with bar restaurant large accommodation rooms and function facilities.From the moment you walk in to the Thatched Cottage you are welcomed … more >>
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"In Pickering are 57 carucates of land to the geld, which 20 ploughs could plough. Morcar held this as 1 manor, with it Berewicks, Barton-le-Street, Newton-on-Rawcliffe, Blansby and Easthorpe. Now the king has it. There is 1 plough, and 20 villans with 6 ploughs. There is meadow half a league long and as much broad. But all the woodland which belongs to the manor is 16 leagues long and 4 broad. This manor was worth in the time of King Edward £88, now 20s4d."
Ravenglass Roman Bath House- Ravenglass, Cumbria, England
Remains of a Roman bath house associated with the fort of Glannaventa across the lane. Though there is little to see of the fort, plenty of the bath house remains to explore. The walls stand to over 12 feet in height, making the bath house one of the tallest surviving Roman sites in northern England. The bath house is thought to date to the period between the 2nd and 4th centuries AD. The fort was … ... more