Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire. The name Moreton probably derives from the Old English mor meaning "marshland" and tune, meaning "farm", thus literally "a farm at a marsh". Little Moreton Hall first appears in the historical record in but the prese
A engraved gold seahorse which is part of a treasure hoard of Anglo Saxon artifacts found in Staffordshire, UK. The "sea-horse" mount – one of the most remarkable pieces in the hoard. Via Susan Fernandes - Sand Glass & Mermaid Tails
The death on this day January, of English potter and grandfather of the naturalist Charles Darwin. The pottery that Wedgwood founded became one of the most famous in the world. Statue of Josiah Wedgwood Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, East Midlands.