Ye Old Fighting Cocks St Albans, Hertfordshire, said to be the oldest pub in the UK, dates from 793, it is thought that there are tunnels running between the Cathedral and the pub's beer cellars which were once used by monks
Gorhambury House, St Albans, Hertfordshire. Impressive Palladian house built in the years 1777-84 with monumental portico designed by Sir Robert Taylor & commissioned by James Bucknall Grimston, 3rd Viscount Grimston. It replaced Old Gorhambury House, which was left to fall into ruin on the property. It remains the home of the Earl of Verulam.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England. It is also known just as Holy Island. It constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland. Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century. - Lindisfarne today... The Viking raid on the Christian monastery at Lindisfarne in AD 793 shocked and frightened people in England.