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Red House, Greater London

Philip Webb (1831-1915) was the first significant architect of the Arts and Crafts movement, and the Red House he built in 1859.....

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Regents Park, Greater London

Although the history of Regent's Park stretches back to the time of Charles I, it really only came into its own during the early.....

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Royal Albert Hall, Greater London

Impressive venue for Gala concerts and National celebrations. The Albert Hall was built in Kensington Gardens to a design by.....

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Royal Institution of Great Britain, Greater London

For over 200 years, the Royal Institution of Great Britain has been 'diffusing science for the common purposes of life'. A range.....

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Royal Opera House, Greater London

The Royal Opera House is situated in the purely exquisite area of Covent Garden, London. Designed by Edward Shepherd, the.....

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Greater London

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre is a recreation of The Globe Theatre, which was destroyed by fire in 1613, rebuilt in 1614, and then.....

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Somerset House, Greater London

This new Somerset House replaced the old building which was probably begun around 1547 and demolished in the 18th-century to make.....

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Southwark Cathedral, Greater London

This is believed to be the oldest Gothic building in London, it stands on a spot where religious buildings have stood for over a.....

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St James's Palace, Greater London

The origins of St.James's Palace lie deeply rooted in the reign of King Henry VIII, it was the King who started the building of.....

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St. Paul's Cathedral, Greater London

St Paul's Cathedral is the largest cathedral in England and is the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, whos plans were finally.....

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Syon House, Greater London

This is the magnificent house that made Robert Adams. At only twenty nine years of age he was commissioned to decorate Syon.....

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The Bramah Museum of Tea & Coffee, Greater London

The world's first museum devoted entirely to the history of tea and coffee, telling the 400 year old social and commercial.....

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The Clink Prison Museum, Greater London

The world's most notorious medieval prison which functioned from the 12th century until 1780...

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The Golden Hinde, Greater London

An authentic replica of the galleon in which Sir Francis Drake sailed around the world in 1577 1580, our ship has travelled.....

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The London Battle of Britain Memorial, Greater London

The Battle of Britain Monument in London is a superb monument to 'The Few', commemorating those people who took part in the vital.....

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The National Maritime Museum, Greater London

This museum is one of the most important of all the British museums, for it is a unique celebration of the history of the British.....

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The Natural History Museum, Greater London

The Natural History Museum is situated in South Kensington and first opened in 1881. The Museum is one of the finest and largest.....

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The Old Curiosity Shop, London, Greater London

The oldest shop in central London dating from around 1567. Reputed to be the inspiration for Dickens' famous book of the same.....

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The Royal Mews, Greater London

The Royal Stables at the side of Buckingham Palace, London. Established by George III in 1762 and Redesigned by John Nash in 1825.....

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The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Greater London

The Royal Observatory was constructed by Sir Christopher Wren following the appointment of John Flamsteed as Royal Astronomer in.....

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