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Thomas Hardyís celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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The Bridestones, Cheshire

The Bridestones
The Bridestones are all that remain of a once grand burial chamber built in 9500bc. Based in Cheshire, England they sit at 820 foot above sea level on western edge of a pass with views out over the Cheshire Plain . Due to thousands of tons of stone being removed since its construction, only a handful of stones remain though evidence shows that The Bridestones complex would have measured 110 metres with a 11 metre wide cairn. It also has a number of unusual features; such as itís crescented forecourts, that set it apart from many other neolithic monuments in England.

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River Mersey
The River Dee
Wirral Peninsula
Cheshire Plain
Alderley Edge

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. - Benjamin Disraeli
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Deadly Storm Changes UK Coastline - 1287, Glasgow Subway Opens - 1896, Women Can Vote in General Election - 1918, The Clash Release London Calling - 1979
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