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Cornwall Cottage Rental Properties ..... Oh, SO TRUE! Gouged the side of our rental car as we traveled through the hedgerows just west of Mousehole.

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Tyntesfield House (NT)

~Tyntesfield House --Victorian Gothic Revival house and estate near Wraxall, North Somerset, England. The house is a Grade I listed building. The house is named after the Tynte baronets, who had owned estates in the area since about 1500. (Wikipedia) by Neil Hobbs via Flicker~

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Ickworth House

Ickworth's impressive Rotunda - a magnificent showcase commmissioned by the 4th…

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John Everett Millais (1829-1996), Portrait of Sophie Gray (Getty Museum) - Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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Portrait by Thomas Phillips, 1821 - Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet FRS MRIA FGS (1778 –1829) was a Cornish chemist & inventor. He is probably best remembered today for his discoveries of several alkali & alkaline earth metals, as well as contributions to the discoveries of the elemental nature of chlorine & iodine. In January 1819, Davy was awarded a baronetcy, this was, at the time, the highest honour ever conferred on a man of science in Britain.

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Duff Gordon is best known, however, for the circumstances under which he survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912, along with his wife and her secretary, Laura Mabel Francatelli.[3] The three of them were among only 12 people in Lifeboat #1,

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An ancient well on the ruins of Eglinton Castle in Ayrshire, Scotland - the well was built to commemorate Lady Eglinton who had married Alexander Montgomerie, 8th Earl of Eglinton after the death of her husband.