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Stoke Park Club with its 27 hole golf course, Stoke Poges, and award winning spa, SPA SPC, is one of the most special places in the world. With a recorded history of more than nine hundred years, the 350 acre estate provides a unique combination of the traditions of a … more >>
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"In Wareham in the time of King Edward there were 120 houses in the king's demesne. This vill was assessed for every service of the king and paid geld for 10 hides, that is, 1 silver mark for the king's housecarls excepting the customs which belonged to the farm of 1 knight. There were 2 moneyers each paying 1 silver mark to the king and 20s, when the coinage was changed. Now there are 70 houses, and 73 have been completely destroyed from the time of Hugh the sheriff."
All Saints, Leighton Buzzard- Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England
The 13th century edifice of All Saints Church is the second church to stand on this site. The most striking part of the church as you approach it is the spire, which juts upward to a height of 190 feet. On the south west pier is carved a depiction of a woman waving a spoon at a man. These figures may represent an elderly couple, Simon and Nellie, supposed originators of the Simnel cake. ... more