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  • In Rutland

    In Rutland

    LYDDINGTON BEDE HOUSE (English Heritage): This is, in my opinion, Rutland’s greatest building and deserves to be better known, though the villagers of Lyddington might not welcome tourists by the coachload. I will review it in detail elsewhere but briefly: one part of a (mostly lost) medieval Bishop’s palace, the amazing upper rooms showcase ancient oak beams and intricate carving. Taken from the Church by Henry VIII and given to Lord Burghley, who turned it... Continue reading