English Baroque
English Baroque is a term sometimes used to refer to the developments in English architecture that were parallel to the evolution of Baroque architecture in continental Europe between the Great Fire o...
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Blenheim Palace - History
A segment of David Dimbleby How We Built Britain about the Blenheim Palace.
Blenheim Palace - Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill
Welcome to the Blenheim Palace Video Archive. Please enjoy this short Blenheim Palace Video which captures images and scenes from the Palace in Woodstock Oxf...
St George in the East
St George in the East is an Anglican Church dedicated to Saint George and one of six Hawksmoor churches in London, England. It was built from 1714 to 1729, with funding from the 1711 Act of Parliament...
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Castle Howard
Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, 15 miles (24 km) north of York. It is a private residence, the home of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 year...
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Cannons (house)
Cannons was a stately home in Little Stanmore, Middlesex, built by James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, between 1713 and 1724 at a cost of £200,000 (equivalent to £27,220,000 today) but which in 174...
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Kings Weston House
Kings Weston House (grid reference ST529771) is a historic building in Kings Weston Lane, Kingsweston, Bristol, England.It was built between 1712 and 1719 was designed by Sir John Vanbrugh for Edward ...
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Appuldurcombe House
Appuldurcombe House (also spelt Appledorecombe or Appledore Combe) is the shell of a large 18th-century baroque country house of the Worsley family. The house is situated near to Wroxall on the Isle...
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Christ Church Greyfriars
Christ Church Greyfriars, also known as Christ Church Newgate Street, was a church in Newgate Street, opposite St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London. Established as a monastic church in the thirte...
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St Mary le Strand
St Mary le Strand is a Church of England church at the eastern end of the Strand in the City of Westminster, London. It lies within the Deanery of Westminster (St Margaret) within the Diocese of Londo...
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St Stephen Walbrook
St Stephen Walbrook is a church in the City of London, part of the Church of England's Diocese of London. The present domed building was erected to the designs of Sir Christopher Wren following the d...
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St James Garlickhythe
St. James Garlickhythe is a Church of England parish church in Vintry ward of the City of London, nicknamed ‘Wren’s lantern’ owing to its profusion of windows. Recorded since the 12th century, the ch...
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John Vanbrugh
Sir John Vanbrugh (/ˈvænbrə/; 24 January 1664 (baptised) – 26 March 1726) was an English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. He wrote...
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Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace (pronounced /ˈblɛnɪm/ BLEN-im) is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the principal residence of the dukes of Marlborough, and the only ...
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St Magnus-the-Martyr
St Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge is a Church of England church and parish within the City of London. The church, which is located in Lower Thames Street near The Monument to the Great Fire of Londo...
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St Margaret Lothbury
St. Margaret Lothbury is a Church of England parish church in the City of London; it spans the boundary between Coleman Street Ward and Broad Street Ward. Recorded since the 12th century, the church w...
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Radcliffe Camera
The Radcliffe Camera (Camera, meaning "room" in Latin; colloquially, "Rad Cam" or "The Camera") is a building of Oxford University, England, designed by James Gibbs in neo-classical style and built in...
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St. Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe
St. Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe is a Church of England church located on Queen Victoria Street, London in the City of London, near Blackfriars station.
First mentioned around 1170, St. Andrew-by-the-Wa...
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Old St Paul's Cathedral
Old St Paul's Cathedral was the medieval cathedral of the City of London that, until 1666, stood on the site of the present St Paul's Cathedral. Built from 1087 to 1314 and dedicated to Saint Paul, th...
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St Anne and St Agnes
0°5′47″W / 51.51639°N 0.09639°W / 51.51639; -0.09639St Anne and St Agnes is a church located at Gresham Street in the City of London, near the Barbican. While St Anne's is an ...
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St Michael Queenhithe
St. Michael Queenhithe was a church in the City of London located in what is now Upper Thames Street. First recorded in the 12th century, the church was destroyed during the Great Fire of London in 16...
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Balancing lake
A balancing lake (also "flood basin") is a term used in the U.K. describing an element of an urban drainage system used to control flooding by temporarily storing flood waters. The term balancing pon...
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St Michael Bassishaw
St. Michael Bassishaw aka Michael Basinshaw, was a parish church in Basinghall Street in the City of London, on land now occupied by the Barbican Centre complex. Recorded since the 12th century, th...
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St Lawrence Jewry
St Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall is a Church of England guild church in the City of London on Gresham Street, next to the Guildhall. It was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666, and rebuilt t...
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St Alfege Church, Greenwich
00°00′34.8″W / 51.480472°N 0.009667°W / 51.480472; -0.009667St Alfege Church is a Church of England place of worship in the town centre of Greenwich in the eponymous London Bo...
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St Michael Paternoster Royal
St Michael Paternoster Royal is a church in the City of London. The original building, which was first recorded in the 13th century, was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666. The church was r...
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Bastard brothers
John (ca 1688–1770) and William Bastard (ca 1689–1766) were British surveyor-architects, and civic dignitaries of the town of Blandford Forum in Dorset. John and William generally worked together and ...
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National Churchill Museum
The National Churchill Museum (formerly the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library), located on the Westminster College campus in Fulton, Missouri, United States, commemorates the life and times of Si...
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St Mary-at-Hill
St Mary-at-Hill is an Anglican parish church in the Ward of Billingsgate, City of London and is situated on Lovat Lane, a cobbled street off Eastcheap. 0°05′01″W / 51.510069°N 0.08374...
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John James (architect)
John James (c. 1673 – 15 May 1746) was a British architect particularly associated with Twickenham in west London, where he rebuilt St Mary's Church and also built a house for James Johnson, Secretary...
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