Marlborough

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Boasting a long history, the town retains some historic buildings and a beautiful setting overlooking the Kennet River.

Marlborough is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire. The town is on the river Kennet. On the north side of the high street is the Merchant's House. The house was built following the Great Fire of 1653. It was the property of a silk merchant and still retains its original room pattern. Notable are the wall paintings recently uncovered, which are undergoing conservation. One room painted in a striped pattern, copying silk hangings, is perhaps unique in Great Britain.
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  • Shoppers throng the Saturday market in the historic High Street of Marlborough, Wiltshire
   

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