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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor



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This Day in British History

20 September, 1066

Battle of Fulford near York

Harald Hardrada of Norway and Earl Tostig defeat Northumbrians under the earls Morcar and Edwin

Monarch Mayhem

This king had 16 legitimate children



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Winscombe (Self catering)
Challey's Cottage, Winscombe

Challey's Cottage

A south facing single storey cottage with garden and patio with open views to hills and countryside. Very comfortable beamed open plan sitting/dining room with wood burning stove leading to …
Sleeps 4

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Ellicombe (Self catering)
Grooms Cottage, Ellicombe

Grooms Cottage

A pretty two storey cottage with cobbled courtyard. Stylishly furnished sitting/dining room with oak beams. Well equipped kitchen with breakfast area. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Shower room/WC.
Sleeps 5

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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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Glastonbury (Hotel)
The George and Pilgrim

The George and Pilgrim

Built in the 1400s The George and Pilgrim is the oldest purpose-built pub in the South West of England. Situated in the heart of Glastonbury it is steeped in history and old folk law. The building has a paneled stone frontage mullion windows and old oak beams. All 14 … more >>

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