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Historic Market Towns in England

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Sudbury, Suffolk

Sudbury is an ancient market town full of evocative memories. It was the birthplace of Gainsborough one of England's greatest painters...

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Tavistock, Devon

This pleasant market town plays host to what is possibly Devon's most entertaining annual fair, the Goose Fair, normally celebrated in the second week of October. Interest in.....

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Teignmouth, Devon

Teignmouth is a lively seaside town with a busy working harbour that is an endless source of fascination and pleasure...

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Tetbury, Gloucestershire

A rather charming Cotswold town which has the good fortune to stand on the winding river Avon. Tetbury has a lovely old church which is thought to have been rebuilt around.....

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Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire is an historic market town, situated near the Cotswolds, it has a beautiful Abbey over 500yrs old and lots of historic buildings and alley ways...

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Thame, Oxfordshire

Thame is an ancient market town whose charter was granted by Wulfhere, King of Mercia. It was later mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1087 and has a parish church built during.....

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Thirsk, North Yorkshire

A small market town in North Yorkshire, famous for its 15th century church, racecourse, Thomas Lord, and from being the place Darrowby was based on, which is the town featured in.....

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Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Trowbridge is a historic town crammed with attractive stone buildings. It originated as a settlement along the Biss and flourished from the wool and weaving trades and from these periods there remain many magnificent merchant houses...

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Truro, Cornwall

Truro, today is Cornwall's unofficial capital and adminstrative centre but in the Middle Ages Truro was one of the towns which controlled Cornwall's flourishing tin mining industry...

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Ulverston, Cumbria

Old town and port with cobbled streets and a pretty market square. It is surrounded by the Furness fells, Coniston Water, Lake Windemere, and the spectacular Cumbrian Mountains. .....

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Warwick, Warwickshire

Warwick offers its visitors the chance to explore England's fascinating history with fine medieval buildings and a truly magnificent castle...

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Whitby, North Yorkshire

This historic small fishing town is part of the Heritage Coast of North East England. It is a place of historical interest and was the home of the most famous 18th century explorer and voyager; Captain James Cook. Whitby also has one of the finest examples of Anglo Saxon churches in England...

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Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire

Whittlesey is an old area of Cambridge, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086...

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Wimborne Minster, Dorset

Wimborne Minster is a magnificent Georgian town in the valley of the delightful River Stour...

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Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

To experience the quintessentially English town of Winchcome, is to part-take of a miscellany of pure delights...

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Winchelsea, East Sussex

This is a pretty, busy little town tucked along a ridge overlooking Pett Level...

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Winslow, Buckinghamshire

The town lies in an outstanding position amid attractive agricultural countryside in the Vale of Aylesbury...

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Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Wisbech stands on the River Nene, almost 12 miles from the sea, at one time it was closer but changing river patterns over the passing years have altered its position in relation.....

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