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Quoin

Any external angle or corner of a structure.

Rag pudding

Savoury dish once popular in the mill towns of northwest England.

Rag, Tag and Bobtail

BBC children’s television programme that ran from 1953 until 1965 as the Thursday programme in the weekly cycle of Watch With Mother.

Ralph of Coggeshall

Abbot of Coggeshall Abbey and a major contributor to the early history of England known as the Chronicon Anglicanum, in which he included several anecdotes that have become folk tales.

Ramsden’s Shakerley Collieries

Ramsden’s Shakerley Collieries was a coal mining company operating from the mid-19th century in Shakerley, Tyldesley in Lancashire, England.

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Records of the Past Exploration Society

Society established in 1900 in Washington D.C., with a particular interest in biblical archaeology.

Red House

House built in 1660 by William Taylor, whose descendants owned it until 1920. The Taylor family were farmers and clothiers, who developed their business into cloth finishing and became merchants.

Red Moss

Wetland moss and local nature reserve between Horwich and the M61 motorway in Greater Manchester.

Redcap

Evil fairies said to live in the peel towers and castles of the Scottish border with England.