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A La Ronde, Devon

A La Ronde, Devon

This fascinating 16 sided house is a relic from 1796. It was built for two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and was to.....

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Abbotsbury Abbey, Dorset

Abbotsbury Abbey, Dorset

Abbotsbury Abbey was founded in the 11th century by a Dane called Orca who was a follower of Cnut. The Abbey dominated the town.....

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Abbotsbury Tithe Barn, Dorset

Abbotsbury Tithe Barn, Dorset

This ancient barn in Abbotsbury, Dorset, is the largest thatched building in the world. It dates from the 1390's and is home to.....

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Abingdon Museum, Oxfordshire

Abingdon Museum, Oxfordshire

Abingdon museum is housed in the centre of this ancient town in the spectacular 17th century County Hall. It includes displays.....

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Albert Dock, Merseyside

Albert Dock, Merseyside

King John granted Liverpool a charter in 1207, this was to encourage the growth of a port, at this time it was a small fishing.....

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Albion House, Merseyside

Albion House, Merseyside

A Victorian era office block designed by Richard Norman Shaw who based the design after his earlier work on Scotland Yard. Albion.....

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Alfred's Tower, Wiltshire

Alfred's Tower, Wiltshire

2 miles north-west of the garden, the 50m high Tower stands on the spot where in 879AD the King raised his standard after.....

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Alfriston Clergy House, East Sussex

Alfriston Clergy House, East Sussex

Amongst the treasures of this town is the first house to be acquired by the National Trust, this is the magnificent Priest's, or.....

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Althorp, Northamptonshire

Althorp, Northamptonshire

Althorp (said Althrup) has been in the Spencer family since 1508. It has undergone many major changes over the generations and.....

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Amberley Castle, West Sussex

Amberley Castle, West Sussex

900 year old Amberley Castle is an award-winning Country Castle Hotel and Restaurant with an international reputation. ..

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Anchor Church, Derbyshire

Anchor Church, Derbyshire

Anchor Church is the name given to a series of interesting caves along the banks of the River Trent, close to the village of.....

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Ancient High House, Staffordshire

Ancient High House, Staffordshire

Dominating Stafford's Greengate Street, is an impressive Elizabethan building that has stood at the centre of the town for over.....

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Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

This attractive house was formerly a priory of Augustinian canons, founded around 1135. It's name does not relate to the island.....

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Anna Sewell's House, Norfolk

Anna Sewell's House, Norfolk

Step into the rich history of literary icon Anna Sewell by exploring the newly unveiled birthplace of the beloved author of Black.....

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Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Warwickshire

Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Warwickshire

This is the most charming of all the Birthplace Trust's properties, not only is it tinged with romance as the place where William.....

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Antony House, Cornwall

Antony House, Cornwall

This elegant rectangular house was built for Sir William Carew between 1711 and 1721. The building, which is to a simple design.....

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Anvil Point Lighthouse, Dorset

Anvil Point Lighthouse, Dorset

Anvil Point Lighthouse, located near Swanage in Dorset, England, stands proudly on the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast, gracing.....

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Appuldurcombe House, Isle of Wight

Appuldurcombe House, Isle of Wight

This marvellous, romantic ruin was once one of the finest 18th century mansions on the Isle of Wight. The building, in a.....

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Apsley House, Greater London

Apsley House, Greater London

Apsley House is best known for the fact that it was the home of the Duke of Wellington, but it was originally built by Robert.....

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Archbishops Palace, Kent

Archbishops Palace, Kent

Lying in a gorgeous scenic location beside the River Medway is the ancient Palace belonging to the Archbishop's of Canterbury,.....

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