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Explore England's Past


Cloggs Farm

Courtenay Monument in Molland church

Molland church (St. Mary) is of outstanding interest.

This brass crown dating from the early 1700's, was probably used as a ceremonial piece for trades processions in Bristol.

The Irish, c.1685-1835  

Prideaux Place is an Elizabethan house with extensive grounds and a deer park, high above Padstow, Cornwall, with views over the Camel

Newlyn and Mousehole were renowned as centres of the Cornish fishing trade. Fishing was the major employer here in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Trade and fishing were affected by Turkish raids on west Cornwall, which began in 1625.

The Old Hall at Hardwick survives only as a shell, with remnants of its plaster decoration.