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South East

Burham works were established around 1850 by Thomas Cubitt, the Victorian master builder.

Preston Hall – country house in Ayelesford

During their time in Gloucestershire, the Hook family became acquainted with the Rev. T.

Clock Tower was built in 1877 in memory of Charles Townsend Hook.

Although the Cavendishes divided their time between Derbyshire and London, they occupied rented houses until the 18th century, when the 2nd duke bu

As part of the study Joanna Mattingly has been invited into many local homes and studios.  These photographs were taken on a particularly wet and w

Cornwall (like other areas of the UK with a Celtic heritage)  is well served by holy wells and springs, with water to reputedly heal and cure illne

Redruth is a Cornish town which was once a prosperous centre of the tin-mining industry. It does however also have medieval remains.

Redruth is a Cornish mining town and its parish church lies just outside the town. It is dedicated to St. Euny or Eunius was brother to St.