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Water Colour painting of Croxden Abbey.  Showing the west wall of the chapter house, the interior and the high transept wall, exterior, from the so

There are surviving probate documents for 112 Eastnor people, for the years between 1442 and 1700.

There are ten Eastnor probate records pre-1501 listed in  the Calendar of Probate and Administration Acts 1407-1541 and Abstracts of Wills 1541

A study of lordship as reflected in the church at Clifton Campville 

The earliest surviving record of Gnosall is in the Domesday Book of 1086, where the name is written as Geneshale. However, it is likely th

The double-gabled smooth stone frontage of c.1903 conceals remains of another medieval house.

 The stone archway to the street is late 14th-century, and though it may have been reset, parts of the house are medieval.

Behind the 18th-century ashlar façade, rebuilt in the 1970s after a collapse, is a 5-bay late medieval house, whose roof has principal-rafter truss

This 19th-century rendered shopfront conceals a medieval house (history unknown), which was mostly timber-framed and had an open hall.

These houses began as a medieval hall-house (history unknown). No. 15 (left) comprised the service end, and No.