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The History of Sawley Abbey

Sawley Abbey (Lancashire) Sawley Abbey was founded in 1146 on land given by William, third Lord Percy, who was part of the great Percys family from Northumberland and they remained patrons of the abbey for much of its existence.  The wealthy … Continue reading

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Tour De Yorkshire 2016

Tour De Yorkshire Stage 1 – (Beverley – Settle) Thousands of spectators lined the streets of North & West Yorkshire streets as the first stage of the 2016 Tour De Yorkshire travelled from Beverley to the finish line in Settle. Sir … Continue reading

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