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Relaxed, charming and unpretentious are words that describe The Manor House Hotel and Country Club, a quintessential English manor house built on foundations which date back to the 12th Century. Steeped in rich history, reputed to have been Henry VIIIs hunting lodge and for many years home to the Eden … more >>
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He is famous for allowing the griddle-cakes to burn!
Darlington, County Durham
in the 17th century
"this is a little Market town the Market day was on Munday which was the day I pass'd through it; it was a great Market of all things, a great quantety of Cattle of all sorts but mostly Beeves ..."
Little Hormead, St Mary's Church- Little Hormead, Hertfordshire, England
A very early Norman church, featuring some extremely attractive 11th and 12th century decoration. The nave is 11th century and the chancel dates to the 13th century. The chancel arch separating the two is Norman, in lovely, simple, Romanesque style ... more