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Liscombe is in Dulverton; there are other Liscombes, see East Liscombe in East Anstey for example. It was recorded in the mid 13th century.

Lorna Doone

Sketch map of Lyshwell, a shrunken settlement in Molland parish, Devon as it was in 1880s.

Original 1837 entrance building in North Road, South Molton

The late Victorian period was one of public health reform and the construction of new streets in the city.

Since at least the time of John Cabot, Italians have been resident in Bristol.

Though the Bristol public had raised a generous sum for Irish famine relief in 1847, the prospect an increased flow of largely poor and Catholic Ir

Now portrayed as one of Bristol's most revered adopted daughters, she is best remembered as pioneering educational provision for the poor.

St Mary Magdalene, Launceston, a splendid town church of the early 16th century.

Launceston Priory was established in the 12th century, and became one of the wealthiest in Cornwall.