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Hedgehog Cottage in Lavenham - Suffolk, England I learned to crochet in one of  these cottages...Margianne

Hedgehog Cottage in Lavenham - Suffolk, England I learned to crochet in one of these cottages...Margianne

1657 Chocolate House in Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, North West England, UK

1657 Chocolate House in Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, North West England, UK

The ULTIMATE Top Beaches in Cornwall | The Cornish Life

The ULTIMATE Top Beaches in Cornwall

The ULTIMATE Top Beaches in Cornwall | The Cornish Life

Entrance hall to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England, UK

Entrance hall to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England, UK

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire, England, UK

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire, England, UK

Norwich Cathedral, cloister and labyrinth - Norwich, England, UK - begun in 1096 and constructed out of flint and mortar and faced with a cream-coloured Caen limestone. A Saxon settlement and two churches were demolished to make room for the buildings. Completed in 1145 with the Norman tower still seen today topped with a wooden spire covered with lead.

Norwich Cathedral, cloister and labyrinth - Norwich, England, UK - begun in 1096 and constructed out of flint and mortar and faced with a cream-coloured Caen limestone. A Saxon settlement and two churches were demolished to make room for the buildings. Completed in 1145 with the Norman tower still seen today topped with a wooden spire covered with lead.

Bury St Edmunds Abbey ruins, Suffolk, England, UK. In 1214, the Archbishop of Canterbury and 25 barons swore at the high altar that they would make King John sign the charter that would become Magna Carta. He signed it (under protest) at Runnymede the following year. The top and bottom photos show the high altar where the barons made their vow; the middle engravings mark the spot and list the 25 barons. The town’s motto is “Shrine of a King; Cradle of the Law”.

Bury St Edmunds Abbey ruins, Suffolk, England, UK. In 1214, the Archbishop of Canterbury and 25 barons swore at the high altar that they would make King John sign the charter that would become Magna Carta. He signed it (under protest) at Runnymede the following year. The top and bottom photos show the high altar where the barons made their vow; the middle engravings mark the spot and list the 25 barons. The town’s motto is “Shrine of a King; Cradle of the Law”.

The John Rylands Library, Manchester, England, UK. The library opened to the public in 1900. Since 1972 it has been part of The University of Manchester Library, holding it’s special collections (which include a Gutenberg Bible and The Rylands Library Papyrus P52, believed to be the earliest extant New Testament text). The library is open for readers and visitors. The architectural style is primarily neo-Gothic.

The John Rylands Library, Manchester, England, UK. The library opened to the public in 1900. Since 1972 it has been part of The University of Manchester Library, holding it’s special collections (which include a Gutenberg Bible and The Rylands Library Papyrus P52, believed to be the earliest extant New Testament text). The library is open for readers and visitors. The architectural style is primarily neo-Gothic.

Reeth in Swaledale North Yorkshire England UK

10 of the best walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Reeth in Swaledale North Yorkshire England UK

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England. John Ruskin famously said, ‘I have always held and proposed against all comers to maintain that the Cathedral of Lincoln is out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles’

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England. John Ruskin famously said, ‘I have always held and proposed against all comers to maintain that the Cathedral of Lincoln is out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles’

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