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May 7 Tuesday
fashioned quaint houses quite regardless that the quiet residents were may be peeking at us from the tiny window panes above – but it's absolutely sweet & I don't think that anywhere in the world you would see anything like it – I make inquiries to how old it is but no one knows – however it really finds a place in Domesday as one of the manors that passed from Bristria to Matilda with a population of 37 In the reign of Richard II it came to the Caey's. In Westward Ho Charles Kinsley writes about the place & he says of it.
"Take the steepest hillside with which you are acquainted. Let the Atlantic roll at its base, cover it with tangled ancient trees and tangled undergrowth to its summit, suppose (Turn to March 27th (Continued)

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