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Octagonal Church at Stoney Middleton
Flying Childers Inn at Stanton in the Peak

  


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Octagonal Church at Stoney Middleton and Flying Childers Inn at Stanton in the Peak

Octagonal Church at Stoney Middleton

This unique building in Stoney Middleton has a square tower which is the remains of a 15th century church built by Joan Eyre as thanks for her husbands safe return from the Battle of Agincourt. The octagonal part was added to the tower in 1759.

Octagonal Church at Stoney Middleton

Flying Childers Inn at Stanton in the Peak

Situated in Stanton in the Peak, the Flying Childers Inn is named after a champion race horse owned by the 4th Duke of Devonshire. The horse was purchased by the Duke at Newmarket in 1712 and became so famous, an annual race is still held at Doncaster in his honour.

Flying Childers Inn at Stanton in the Peak

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