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Montacute House, Somerset

Montacute is a masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design. With its towering walls of glass, glow of ham stone and surrounding gardens, it is a place of beauty. Sir Edward Phelips was the visionary force and money behind the … Continue reading

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Lytes Cary Manor

Lytes Cary Manor is an intimate medieval manor house with a beautiful Arts and Crafts garden where you can imagine living.Originally the family home of Henry Lyte, where he translated the unique Niewe Herball book on herbal remedies, Lytes Cary … Continue reading

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Thriplow Village

The daffodil village.

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A la Ronde, Exmouth

Quirky 18th Century house. National Trust property.

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Medieval Graffiti at Ashwell

Medieval graffiti inside the tower at St Mary’s Church, Ashwell – recording the Great Plague of 1348 and the Great Wind of 1361.

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St Mary the Virgin & All saints Church, Fotheringhay

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Longstanton Churches – All Saints and St Michael’s

St Michaels, the older of the two existing churches, was built around 1230 and is notable for its thatched roof. The present All Saints Church dates from the mid fourteenth century and was built to replace an earlier church on … Continue reading

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