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  • Chenies Manor

    This stunning Grade I Listed Building on the Buckinghamshire/Herts border, known formerly as Chenies Palace, was owned by the Cheyne family who were granted the manorial rights in 1180. The manor remained in their possession until the end of the 15th century.The semi-fortified brick manor house which forms the core of the present day structure […]

  • Frogmore Paper Mill

    In 1803 the world’s first commercial papermaking machine was installed and operated here at Frogmore Mill. Thus began paper’s industrial revolution, paving the way for the world we know today – mass communication, universal education and worldwide knowledge. Over 200 years later and still making paper, Frogmore Mill is now operated by the Apsley Paper Trail charity in order that its unique history […]

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Hertfordshire