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Greenstead Church, said to be the world's oldest wooden building, in Greenstead, England

Greenstead

in the county of Essex

Iron Bridge, Brabyns Park, Marple, Greater Manchester.

Marple

in the county of Greater Manchester

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in the county of Dorset
Kingston in Dorset

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Sturminster Newton in Dorset

Sturminster Newton (40 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(3.6 miles, 5.9 km, direction NE of Kingston)

A small attractive Market Town in Dorset...

Milton Abbas

Milton Abbas (50 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction SE of Kingston)

Milton Abbas is a superb thatched village which has the distinction of being the first planned village of its kind in England...

Minterne House and Gardens

Minterne Magna (22 Pictures) in the county of Dorset

(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction SW of Kingston)

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Cerne Abbas

Cerne Abbas (68 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction SW of Kingston)

Famous for its huge chalk 'rude' giant, Cerne Abbas is a lovely ancient village in Dorset...

Sherborne Castle across lake

Sherborne (111 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction NW of Kingston)

The softly glowing Ham stone of which most of the town properties are built, lends warmth and atmosphere to what is already a unique and attractive place...

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Cerne Giant in Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Cerne Abbas Giant (2 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.2 km, direction SW)

This magnificent figure cut into the turf of a chalk hillside is best viewed from the north of the village. He is known as "The.....

Sherborne Abbey at night

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction NW)

Without doubt this magnificent Abbey built centuries ago of creamy Ham stone ranks amongst the finest Abbey churches anywhere in.....

Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction NW)

Many fascinating tales remain from the time when Sherborne Castle was lived in by Sir Walter Raleigh, a favourite of Elizabeth I......

Athelhampton House, Dorset

Athelhampton House (10 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction S)

Athelhampton House is a fine example of a 15th Century house nestling in deepest Dorset...

Thomas Hardy's cottage in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset

Hardy's Cottage (4 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction S)

Home of poet and novelist Thomas Hardy until the age of 34. Under the Greenwood Tree and Far from the Madding Crowd were.....

The Roman Town House, Dorchester, Dorset

Roman Town House (1 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction S)

The Roman Town House was a discovery of the 1930's. From excavations beneath the ground came a rich feast of Roman history that.....

The Keep Military Museum, Dorchester. Dorset

The Keep Military Museum (15 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction S)

This exciting keep is the home of the Military Museum of Devon and Dorset. Here visitors with a keen interest in all things.....


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