Category Archives: architecture

A Walk through York

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Deene Park, Northamptonshire

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Montacute House, Somerset

Montacute is a masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design. With its towering walls of glass, glow of ham stone and surrounding gardens, it is a place of beauty. Sir Edward Phelips was the visionary force and money behind the … Continue reading

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Poppy Fields at the Tower of London

A moving tribute to the more than 900,000 British soldiers killed in the First World War.

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Luton War Memorial

Memorial of Portland Stone erected in 1922 to the design of Sir Reginald Blomfield. Stepped plinth with added cast bronze panels commemorating the dead of the Second World War. The body of the monument is inscribed on four sides with … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Church, Cambridge

This ‘new’ All Saints church was built on Jesus College land in 1863-64. The architect was George Frederick Bodley (1827-1907), a pupil of George Gilbert Scott. He used a Gothic Decorated style based on English examples of c. 1300-20. The … Continue reading

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Willington Dovecote

Gifted to the National Trust in 1914, a remarkable building with space for over 1000 pigeons and dating back to the 16th Century.

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