Wormleighton Manor Gatehouse (Grade II* Listed Building)

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pedrocut on November 27, 2011
pedrocut on November 27, 2011

Wormleighton manor is a fine example of the Tudor architecture that appeared during the reign of Henry VIII. The wealthy Spencer family, who built their fortune on the production of wool in Warwickshire in the fifteenth century, first became linked to Wormleighton in 1469, when John Spencer became feoffee (feudal lord) and a tenant at Althorp in 1486. John Spencer's nephew, John, traded in livestock and other commodities and saved enough money to purchase both the Wormleighton and Althorp lands outright.

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  • Uploaded on November 27, 2011
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 500
    • Taken on 2005/04/28 13:07:27
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 22.22mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.900
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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