Wallington is an elegant 17th century mansion, built by Sir William Blackett around the core of an earlier medieval house and pele tower. Blackett was a wealthy shipping magnate and mine owner from Newcastle, and he intended Wallington to be a country retreat, a place to hold occasional shooting parties, but it evolved into much more than that.
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The Narborough Arms dates back to the 14th century featuring beamed ceilings. The Narborough Arms is a relaxed quiet and friendly place. It offers great value rooms with a fully licensed bar and restaurant. This hotel is ideally located near the Meridian Business Park Narborough Wood Park High Cross Shopping … more >>
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"the Bridg at Rochester is the finest in England; nay its said to equal any in the world, it is not built upon with houses as London Bridge, but its very long and fine iron spikes like a grate is on the top of the wall, which is breast high, and these irons on the top which are above a yard more; its indented at each arch as all bridges are; there are 9 large arches with the middle one which is to be opened by drawing up to give passage to barges and little vessels ..."
Bere Regis, St John's Church- Bere Regis, Dorset, England
St John the Baptist, Bere Regis, is one of the finest country churches in Dorset, and is full of historic interest. It seems likely that there was a church here in Saxon times, but the present building was begun around 1050 AD. Over the subsequent centuries that Saxon vhurch was rebuilt and remodelled into a very pleasing ix of styles. ... more