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The Second World War had a great impact on the restoration of the country house.  A hiatus in the works planned by the Pearsons, combined with the

Image: Phyllis Court as rebuilt in the 1840s. Its predecessor was garrisoned and fortified during the Civil War.

Graffito carved on the church fonr by Anthony Sedley, one of the imprisoned Levellers

Royal Engineers, Bridging Battalion in camp at Wouldham, 1905.

On 4 March 1644, the Scots occupied Sunderland, thus gaining a secure base of operations in northern England and a port to receive supplies.  This

The manor of Bolsover

Effigy of Aubrey Nigel Henry Molyneux Herbert (d. 1923) in Brushford church.

Target (red) and gun positions (blue) around Larkbarrow, Exmoor, 1940.