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Brass in Dulverton church to Humphry Sydenham of Combe, Dulverton, d. 1710 aged 38

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

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

The Bosons were one of Newlyn's leading gentry families.

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

Hardwick Timeline

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Chatsworth was transformed in the 1680s from Sir William Cavendish's Elizabethan house with four tall ranges round a small courtyard into a fashion

The coal trade was at the centre of Sunderland's 17th-c. prosperity, and continued to thrive through the 18th century.

The parish church of St Michael and All Angels in Bishopwearmouth belonged to the bishop of Durham, who appointed its rectors.

The most prominent secular tenants within the Sunderland area  were the Hiltons, who held the castle and lordship of Hylton (See the Hilton Family 

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