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The Man Engine arrives at Wadebridge

Photos by Denise Blay You’ve all heard of the Man Engine, but if you haven’t this comes from the Cornish Mining site: Powered by Volvo, the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain toured the length of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site last summer, unearthing a deep lode of […]

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Play detective and join exciting new hunt for the Easter bunny

The public can play detective and help experts solve the mystery of the origins of the Easter bunny as part of a different kind of Easter hunt this year. People enjoying historic places in Britain can help academics collect evidence of the earliest representations of rabbits and hares in the […]

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Brackenside House gets listed

Torridge Council and many locals are celebrating the listing of “Brackenside House” near Bucks Cross on the National Heritage Register at Grade II by Historic England. The house which had lain dormant for some time only went on the market in 2016 for the first time in 40 years and […]

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