Who rebuilt St Paul's Cathedral after the Great Fire of London?
He started as a professor of astronomy!
He acted as Master of the Works for Charles II
19 November, 1789
Thames-Severn Canal opens
The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles
Close to the ancient stannary towns of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh and the medieval town of Totnes, midway between Plymouth and Exeter, this charming character 16th Century former corn mill offers the warmth of a homely atmosphere with hotel quality and service in a superb central location, perfectly placed for holidays … more >>
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