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This evening, I am posting information on Castle Combe in the Wiltshire Cotswold region, often described as the prettiest village in England.

Castle Combe has changed little over the past 500 years. Most of the buildings are a product of the 15th century cloth boom.

Read more on Visit Castle Combe, Visit Scenic Britain…



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This evening, I am posting information on the impressive example of early industrial engineering known at the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Llangollen in N.E. Wales.

This structure dates from 1805 and ranks as the longest and highest navigable aqueduct in Britain. It is a World Heritage Site.

Read more on Visit Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Visit Wales…



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This evening, I am posting information on Castlerigg Stone Circle, near Keswick, in the English Lake District.

Key facts and information:

  • Situated 1.5 miles E of Keswick.
  • Dates from about 3200 BC and may rank as one of the earliest stone circles in Europe.

Read more on Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, Visit British Prehistoric Sites…