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This clock was made in or before 1386 and was originally located in a separate Bell Tower  (demolished 1792) just to the north of the Cathedral. It is probably the oldest working clock in existence – and like all clocks of that date had no face but struck the hour on the bell (now located [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 1st 2014

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2012

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 1st 2012

The guidebook provides the following information:

the old stable block, which is listed in Edward Ferrers’s  ‘Account of what I have built and altered in and about Baddesley house’ as costing £76 17s 7d in 1714. Some of the arched entrances were bricked up to allow the interior to be fitted out with Victorian loose-boxes.

The [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on May 9th 2011

The room is light and airy, a place I would enjoy dining with my friends. This picture shows it set up for a civil wedding rather than for dining.

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 8th 2011