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A Walk through York

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Deene Park, Northamptonshire

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Ironbridge – Blists Hill – Iron Foundry

Within the Ironbridge World Heritage Site, Blists Hill tells the story of a Victorian industrial village in Shropshire. Here is the iron foundry.

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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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A la Ronde, Exmouth

Quirky 18th Century house. National Trust property.

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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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Classical Elegance

In the grounds of Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

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St James Church, Spaldwick

Known locally as the Cathedral of the Valley, this fine spired church is on the edge of the Huntingdonshire Wolds in what is now West Cambridgeshire. A solid stone monument of a church complete with Icon and scrap of medieval … Continue reading

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