More than half of the village of Condover in Shropshire has been classified as a conservation area since 1976.
It has a high proprtion of listed structures, including six cruck-framed buildings and many black-and-white timbered cottages.
Condover Hall, which features in this collection of pictures, is a Grade I listed Elizabethan sandstone building. It has been described as the grandest manor house in Shropshire.
The village was once home to Richard Tarlton, jester to Elizabeth I and said to have been the inspiration for the character of Yorick in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
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