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Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle (also Castleton Castle or Peak Castle) is a ruined early medieval castle overlooking the village of Castleton, near Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire. It was the caput of the Honour of Peverel, and was founded some time between the Norman Conquest of 1066 and its first recorded mention in the Domesday Survey of 1086, by William […]

Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall is an Elizabethan country house, located near Gretton, Northamptonshire, England. (Nearest town being Corby). Kirby was owned by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I. Construction on the building began in 1570 based on the designs in French architectural pattern books and expanded in the classical style over the course of […]

Boughton House

Boughton House is a country house about 3 miles (4.8 km) north-east of Kettering off the A43 road near Geddington in Northamptonshire, England, which belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch. The original house was a monastic building but Sir Edward Montagu, Lord Chief Justice to King Henry VIII, purchased it in 1528 just prior to the […]

Wallingford, Friends’ Meeting House

Historic building in Wallingford. Quaker meeting house. c.1724. Grey brick with red brick dressings; old plain-tile hipped roof. Rectangular plan. Single-storey, single-window range.

Wallingford, Castle Priory College

Historic building in Wallingford. House, now college. Probably early C18 core, encased and remodelled c.1760, Cl9 and C20 alterations. Render, on brick; Welsh slate hipped roof, rendered brick end stacks to centre block. Double-depth plan. 3-storey, 5-window central range with subsidiary wings.  

Wallingford, Church of St Leonard

Historic church in Wallingford. C11 tower, south arcade, apse, and other alterations c.1849 by Henry Hakewill. Flint and stone rubble mixture, with area of limestone rubble in herring-bone pattern below eaves of nave. Coursed squared stone to tower and apse; old plain-tile roof.

Wallingford, Castle Priory Cottage

Historic building in Wallingford. House, now college. Probably early C18 core, encased and remodelled c.1760, Cl9 and C20 alterations. Render, on brick; Welsh slate hipped roof, rendered brick end stacks to centre block. Double-depth plan. 3-storey, 5-window central range with subsidiary wings.

Oxford, Turf Tavern

Historic pub in Oxford, with cask marque. Original date indeterminate but remodelled in C18. 2 storeyed cement-faced timber-framing. Welsh slate roof. Brick shaft on a central moulded stone base. There is a boxed-out bar front to the ground floor on the north with C18 windows. The other windows have C18-style sashes with glazing bars. There […]

Oxford, Trout Inn

Historic pub in Oxford, with cask marque. Mainly C17 with some C18 alterations and additions. The elevation facing South on the river is 2-storeyed coursed rubble with a stone slate roof and 2 stone based end stacks.

Oxford, Britannia Inn

Historic pub in Oxford, with cask marque. C18. Stone, band at 1st floor level. 2 storeys, 2 windows, sashes with glazing bars, external shutters. Blank window over the door.