Galleries Of Justice, Nottingham

Located in middle of Nottingham’s Lace Market, the Grade II Georgian listed building is an unique site in the history of the British legal system. It is the only place in the country where you could be arrested, sentenced and executed all in one place. It has been a court since 1375 and is also … Read more

Muckleborgh Collection

The Muckleborgh Collection stands on the site of Weybourne Camp, a military installation on the North Norfolk Coast. The collection itself was started by Berry Savory, a WW II fighter pilot, in 1988. It is the UK’s largest collection of military vehicles still in private hands and consists of more than 120 tanks, vehicles and … Read more

Schooner Hotel

tings in the last few years making it one of the most active sights that the Most Haunte The Schooner Hotel is situated in Alnmouth, a small village on the coast of Northumberland. The village lies at the mouth of the river Aln and was once a thriving seaport. It was to this harbour that … Read more

Fitz Manor

Situated in the heart of rural Shropshire and overlooking the River Severn, Fitz Manor, an Elizabethan Grade II listed building, has a rich and varied history. The existing building dates from 1450 but the original structure is thought to have been a Saxon Hall. he first written records date from the 12th Century where it … Read more

Tamworth Castle

Tamworth Castle is a typical Norman motte and bailey castle thought to date from the 1180’s. Since then numerous additions and alterations have been made to the Castle by succeeding generations of owners. The oldest surviving section within the Shell-Keep, apart from the Tower itself, is the north wing. The Banqueting Hall added in the … Read more

Aberglasney House

During the Middle Ages, the area around Aberglasney was the centre for bloody battles, including a particularly violent offensive in 1257. Nearby fields still carry the memories with names such as Cae Tranc (field of vengeance) and Cae’r Ochain (groaning field). Until the fifteenth century we depend on tradition for our knowledge of the people … Read more

Leith Hall

James Leith built the first tower of what was to become known as Leith Hall in 1650. Since then subsequent Lairds have added to it so that now it is one of the finest examples of the ‘chateau’ style castles in Scotland. It also boasts some of the finest gardens in Scotland within the 113 … Read more

Edinburgh Vaults

Edinburgh’s South Bridge was built in 1785-88 to cross the valley between the High Street and George Square. Beneath the 19 enormous stone arches, a series of floors and walls were constructed to create a series of underground vaults. These were used by local shops and businesses as workshops and storage rooms They also provided … Read more

Moresby Hall

Overlooking the Cumbrian fells, Moresby Hall has been home to many noble families since the 12th Century – it is the oldest residence in the Copeland borough (West Cumbria) and a Grade I listed building. The name Moresby is likely to have derived from a connection with a settler (probably called Morisceby, Mawriceby or Moricebi) … Read more

RAF East Kirby

Work started on the construction of the airfield in 1942 and by the middle of 1943 East Kirkby’s runways were operational and 57 Squadron, equipped with Lancasters, arrived. During November 1943, 630 Squadron was formed and also remained at East Kirkby for the duration of the war. The number of servicemen and women stationed at … Read more