Hall House

The Hall House is a 1355 original medieval building. It was rescued in 1970, in an advanced state of decay, the building came from Boarhunt in Hampshire. Dismantled and taken to the Weald & Downland museum and reconstructed in 1981. The museum has 51 Historic houses and agricultural buildings dating from 13th Century to Victorian times, all rescued from distruction and rebuilt in a setting of tranquillity of the South Downs. Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex

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Basildon Park

Basildon Park is a re-creation and restoration of the 18th Century mansion, brought back to life in the 1950s by Lord & Lady Lliffe and the collections include important 18th & 19th century paintings and antiques. The mansion is now owned by the National Trust, Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire.

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William Rufus Tomb

DSC_0022-Small02JPegKing William 11 Rufus from 1087 – 1100. King of England from 1087, the third son of William ( 1 ) The Conqueror. William Rufus was killed by an arrow while out hunting in the New Forest Hampshire. Supposedly an accident, but it has been suggested that he was killed deliberately on the instructions of his brother Henry. William body was taken to Winchester and buried in the Cathedral. The picture was taken in the Choir Stolls facing West.

Antony

Antony House is the name given to a early 18th Century house, which today is in ownership with the National Trust. It is still the family home of the Carew Poles after hundreds of years. Fine collections of paintings, furniture and textiles. Landscape garden with sweeping views, a knot garden, sculptures and the National collection of Daylillies. Also used for the 2010 Disney film Alice in Wonderland. The house can be found in Torpoint, Cornwall.DSC_0154-Small02JPeg

Tarbert Castle Argull Scotland

Tarbert Castle was a strategic Royal stronghold during the Middle Ages. The castle overlooks the harbour and has a very commanding view of the water approaches. In 1320 Robert the Bruce protect it against the Lords of the Isles.DSC_0231-small02JPeg