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Bradshaw’s Guide


Here are ruins of the King of Mercia’s Castle, rebuilt by John of Gaunt, in which Mary Queen of Scots was twice confined. A Norman church, with tower, and beautiful door, founded in 1080. In 1831, a great many coins, dated 1321, were found in the river Dove.

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  • Staffordshire : Lichfield

    Lichfield, a small cathedral town and parliamentary borough on the Trent Valley line.