High-end des res or sanctuary?

When Keepmoat Homes employed archaeologists, bet it thought only some shards of tiles, pots, pans might be discovered. Instead, the firm had to alter its plans for a series of high-end des res, to preserve remains of what some consider an earlier, high-end desirable residence.

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No portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh but …

He collected some impressive titles, including King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, King of France. When young, he was not just his mother’s favourite. He was also a bit of a rebel, calling himself “a little Huguenot” and apparently “even bit the nose off a statue of Saint Paul”.

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