House that may have inspired Humpty Dumpty is up for sale

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The house on the banks of the River Ouse near York may have inspired the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.

However, other theories exist as to the nursery rhyme's origins, one (probably the most likely) being that Humpty Dumpty was a cannon used during the English Civil War...