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A. P. Carter Homeplace

A. P. Carter Homeplace is a historic home located at Maces Spring, Scott County, Virginia. It is a small, one-story, half-dovetailed log cabin, with a single room on the first floor and loft above. The house is most notable for its association wi ...

                                               

Arlington Archeological Site

Arlington Archeological Site is a historic archaeological site located near Capeville, Northampton County, Virginia. It is located east of the Custis Tombs. The site includes archaeological features ranging from Accomack Plantation, the first Eng ...

                                               

Hope Park

Hope Park was an 18th and 19th-century plantation in Fairfax County in the U.S. state of Virginia. Hope Park was the residence of Dr. David Stuart, an old friend and associate correspondent of George Washington, and second husband of Washingtons ...

                                               

General John Frelinghuysen House

The General John Frelinghuysen House is a historic building located in Raritan, New Jersey. The older west wing was originally a tavern, built sometime before 1756 by Cornelius Bogert, when it also served as the towns meeting hall. It was bought ...

                                               

Hearst Ranch

The Hearst Ranch is composed of two cattle ranches in central California. The best known is the original Hearst Ranch, which surrounds Hearst Castle and comprises about 80.000 acres. George Hearst bought over 30.000 acres of Rancho Piedra Blanca, ...

                                               

Lorillard Estate and Racing Stable

                                               

Gaineswood

Gaineswood is a plantation house in Demopolis, Alabama, United States. It is the grandest plantation house ever built in Marengo County and is one of the most significant remaining examples of Greek Revival architecture in Alabama. The house was ...

                                               

William Kimbrough Pendleton House

The William Kimbrough Pendleton House is a historic house located at 1208 Chesterfield Court in Eustis, Florida. On January 13, 1983, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

                                               

Mulberry Island Plantation

Mulberry Island, also known as Hawks Nest and Penn Farm, is a historic plantation house in Stoneville, North Carolina near the Dan River. The house was built before 1850. Nathaniel Scales, left Mulberry Island to his son, Alfred Moore Scales, upo ...

                                               

Llangollen Farm

Llangollen Farm is an historic American horse and cattle farm located in western Loudoun County, Virginia on Trappe Rd. near Upperville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Eight miles from the town of Middleburg, the area is home to a number ...

                                               

East Grinstead

East Grinstead is a town and civil parish in the northeastern corner of Mid Sussex District of West Sussex in England near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders. It lies 27 miles south of London, 21 miles north northeast of Brighton, and 38 m ...

                                               

Earl of Onslow

Earl of Onslow, of Onslow in the County of Shropshire and of Clandon Park in the County of Surrey is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1801 for George Onslow, 4th Baron Onslow. The Onslow family descends from Arthur ...

                                               

Barr Smith family

                                               

Bonython family

                                               

Cornes family

                                               

Rymill family

                                               

Grays Thurrock

                                               

Heaton Castle

Heaton Castle in the parish of Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England, is a ruined historic castle near the Scottish border. It is located on a hill on the South Bank of the river Po, 4 km North-East of Coldstream and 9 miles South-West of Be ...

                                               

Rotherfield Greys

Rotherfield Greys is a village and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire. It is 2 miles west of Henley-on-Thames and just over 1 mile east of Rotherfield Peppard. It is linked by a near-straight minor road to Henley.

                                               

Combe Sydenham

Combe Sydenham is an historic manor in Somerset, England. The 15th-century manor house, called Combe Sydenham House is in the parish of Stogumber, Somerset and is situated just within the boundary of Exmoor National Park. It is a grade I listed b ...

                                               

Combe, Dulverton

Combe is a historic estate in Somerset, England, situated between the town of Dulverton and the village of Brushford. Not to be confused with Combe Sydenham another Somerset seat of the Sydenham family.

                                               

Manor of Sydenham

The Manor of Sydenham was a historic manor in Somerset, England, situated about 1/4 mile north-east of the centre of historic Bridgwater. Sydenham House, the manor house, a grade II listed building situated in the parish of Wembdon, was built in ...

                                               

Orchard Wyndham

Orchard Wyndham is a historic manor near Williton in Somerset, centred on the synonymous grade I listed manor house of Orchard Wyndham that was situated historically in the parish of Watchet and about two miles south of the parish church of St De ...

                                               

Blackborough House

Blackborough House is a grade II listed country house in Blackborough, Devon, 3 miles east of Cullompton. It was built in 1838 and is currently in a semi-derelict state.

                                               

Brooksby Hall

Brooksby Hall is a late–16th-century manor house on 3.2 square kilometres of land between Leicester and Melton Mowbray. Situated 13 kilometres northeast of Leicester, the hall and the neighbouring church of St Michael and All Angels are the last ...

                                               

Norrington Manor

Norrington Manor is a medieval manor house at Alvediston, near Salisbury, in the southern English county of Wiltshire. It is a Grade I listed building.

                                               

Wyndham House, London

Wyndham House is a large stone building on the southeast corner of Sloane Square, Chelsea, London. Wyndham House was formerly the London residence of the prominent Wyndham family. It was owned by the Barons Leconfield. It has since been converted ...

                                               

Wymondham, Norfolk

                                               

Frant

Frant is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England, on the Kentish border about three miles south of Royal Tunbridge Wells. When the iron industry was in full swing, much of the village was owned by ironmasters. S ...

                                               

Louis Therouxs BBC Two specials

                                               

Waldegrave family

Waldegrave is the name of an English family, said to derive from Walgrave in Northamptonshire, but who long held the manor of Smallbridge in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk.

                                               

Kostanjevica Monastery

Kostanjevica Monastery is a Franciscan monastery in Pristava near Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The locals frequently refer to it simply as Kapela. Monastery with the Church of the Annunciation stands on a 143 metre hill dividing the town of Nova Gorica ...

                                               

Osiander family

Osiander was the name of a family of German Lutheran scholars and theologians: Johann Adam Osiander, nephew of the two next preceding. Johann Rudolf Osiander, son of Johannes Osiander. Lucas Osiander the Elder, son of Andreas Osiander. Johann Ern ...

                                               

Pakalomattom family

The Pakalomattom family an ancient Suriyani Christian family in Kerala, India. A part of the Pakalomattom family, the Karimpanoor clan, later moved to Manarcad Puthuppally area of Kottayam. Most Christians in Kerala are known as Syriac Christian ...

                                               

Burial sites of Daylamite dynasties

                                               

Battles involving the Laigin

                                               

List of clans and septs in Ulaid

Mac Aodh McGee, who ruled Semne present-day Islandmagee, County Antrim, in Dal nAraidi. Clann Aodha OHughes, whose chiefs ruled in the area of modern County Down near its border with modern County Antrim. Mag Aonghusa or Mag Aonghuis, meaning "An ...

                                               

Mourne (barony)

Mourne is a barony in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies in the south-east of the county, with the Irish Sea to its east. It is bordered by two other baronies: Iveagh Upper, Lower Half and Iveagh Upper, Upper Half to the north and west. Mourn ...

                                               

River Maigue

The River Maigue rises in the Milford area of north County Cork, Ireland. The River Maigue is 38.75 miles long. It drains an area of 1.000 km 2 He joined the small river Glen and more of the river Loobagh in South County Limerick. It then flows N ...

                                               

House of Acquaviva

The House of Acquaviva is an aristocratic Italian family from Naples. The head of the family was Duke of Atri in the Abruzzo from the 15th century, and Count of Conversano after an Orsini family marriage in 1546, among other titles.

                                               

Salm family

Salm was a Lotharingian noble family originating from Salmchateau in the Ardennes and ruling Salm. The dynasty is above all known for the experiences of the Upper Salm branch which came to be located at Chateau de Salm in the Vosges mountain rang ...

                                               

Alloway

Alloway is a conservation village that is now a suburb of Ayr. It is best known as the birthplace of Robert Burns and the setting for his poem "Tam o Shanter". Tobias Bachope, the mason responsible for the construction of Hopetoun House, Craigieh ...

                                               

Brow, Dumfries and Galloway

Brow is a hamlet on the B725 lying around 3 km from Ruthwell in the Parish of that name on the Solway Firth between Dumfries and Annan in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The Raffles Burn runs through the site, marked on maps as the Brow Burn it ...

                                               

Clarencefield

Clarencefield is a small village in Ruthwell Parish between Dumfries and Annan in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It was once served by Ruthwell railway station.

                                               

Coila (muse)

Coila was the muse of Robert Burns who created her as a poetic device for his poem The Vision in which she provides inspiration and encouragement. The University of the West of Scotland have erected a statue to Coila in recognition of her role in ...

                                               

Crichope Linn

Crichope Linn or Crichop Linn, originally Creehope is a gorge and waterfall near Gatelawbridge in Dumfries and Galloway, southern Scotland. Linn is the Scots language word for waterfall. The etymology of the names Cree or Crich may derive from Ga ...

                                               

Dundee Burns Club

Dundee Burns Club, founded in 1860, is one of the oldest Burns Clubs in the world and one of very few to retain its own premises. From 1877, the club was the driving force behind the erection of John Steells statue to Robert Burns in Dundee’s Alb ...

                                               

Friars Carse

Friars Carse is a mansion house and estate situated 2 kilometres southeast of Auldgirth on the main road to Dumfries, Parish of Dunscore, Scotland. The property is located on the west bank of the River Nith and is known for its strong association ...

                                               

Robert Burns and the Eglinton Estate

During the years 1781–1782, at the age of 23, Robert Burns lived in Irvine, North Ayrshire for a period of around 9 months, whilst learning the craft of flax-dressing from Alexander Peacock, who may have been his mothers half-brother, working at ...

                                               

Stair, East Ayrshire

Stair is a village in Ayrshire, Scotland. It lies at the bottom of a glen beside the River Ayr at the north-west border of the 5.376 acre Parish of Stair where the River Ayr is joined by the Glenstang Burn.

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