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Every month we will feature selected destinations in detail throughout Britain. These features will build over time to provide the visitor with a wonderful gazetteer of Britain! We also include links to heritage accommodation for each destination.

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  • The History of Place Names

    The History of Place Names

    Toponomastics is the study of place names. The name of a place can give clues as to its history, people, location in the landscape and much, much more...

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  • The Newgate Execution Bell

    The Newgate Execution Bell

    At the stroke of midnight before their execution, prisoners in the condemned cell at Newgate Prison would hear a bell chime twelve times, inviting them to repent. This was the Execution Bell...

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  • Montacute House

    Montacute House

    Montacute House in Somerset is a stunning Elizabethan mansion, built to impress by Sir Edward Phelips and now in the hands of the National Trust...

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  • The Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold

    The Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold

    The last battle of the English Civil War took place in the early morning of 21st March 1646, just one mile north of the Cotswold market town of Stow-on-the-Wold...

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  • Wansdyke

    Wansdyke

    Most people have heard of Hadrian's Wall, Offa's Dyke and the Antonine Wall, but the lesser known Wansdyke in the West Country is perhaps the most mysterious of them all!

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  • Britain's Narrowest Street

    Britain's Narrowest Street

    Nestled along the side of Greggs Bakery on Exeter’s High Street lies the narrowest street in Britain...

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