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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

Who rebuilt St Paul's Cathedral after the Great Fire of London?



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This Day in British History

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

Monarch Mayhem

This king married Matilda, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland



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Washford (Self catering)
Walnut Cottage, Washford

Walnut Cottage

This modern barn conversion is set on the higher slopes at Shells, a collection of holiday cottages set in several acres of grounds in rural countryside near the Somerset village …
Sleeps 4

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Bicknoller (Self catering)
The Barn, Bicknoller

The Barn

This semi-detached cotttage is in the village of Bicknoller near to Watchet and can sleep nine people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 9

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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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