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British History Quiz

This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'



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This Day in British History

15 November, 1890

Pernell discredited in O'Shea divorce case

Charles Parnell, the leading voice for Irish Home Rule, was named as a co-respondent in the sensational divorce proceedings. He resigns as leader of Parliamentary Irish Party.

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was killed by a stray arrow



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Middleton-in-Teesdale (Self catering)
Hoodgill Barn, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Hoodgill Barn

This superb, three-storey cottage set three miles from Middleton-in-Teesdale sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
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Middleton-in-Teesdale (Self catering)
Miners Cottage, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Miners Cottage

A delightful, Grade II listed, stone-built, end of terrace cottage in the very heart of Middleton-in-Teesdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and just 10 miles from Barnard Castle, sleeping …
Sleeps 4

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Darlington (Historic Hotel)
The Blackwell Grange Hotel

The Blackwell Grange Hotel

Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>

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Walworth (Historic Hotel)
Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth Castle Hotel

Ever dreamed of being a King of a Castle? Well now you can at 12th century Walworth Castle Hotel! Try our Fit for a King Suites featuring Castle Towers and Jacuzzi baths, and enjoy award winning cuisine in Hansards restaurant. Sample the local cask Ale. Try our famous Carvery served … more >>

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