ARTHINGWORTH MANOR, MARKET HARBOROUGH (LEICESTERSHIRE)

  Arthingworth Manor originally formed the stable block to the Old Manor. The property was converted in 1960’s and early 90’s to create a large family home.The Manor is adjacent to the church of St Andrew which dates from 21st century. Market Harborough lies 4 miles to the north and[…]

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EMBASSY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC, LONDON

From 1970 until the break-up of Czechoslovakia in 1993 the Czechoslovak Embassy has been located on the corner of Kensington Palace Gardens and Notting Hill Gate. The new building, designed by the architects Šrámek, Bočan and Stephansplatz, is a tribute to the so called brutalistic style and in 1971 won[…]

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LEISTON ABBEY, LEISTON (SUFFOLK)

Leiston Abbey is one of Suffolk’s most impressive monastic ruins and has some spectacular architectural features. It was founded in 1182 by Ranulf de Glanville, King Henry II’s Chief Justiciar, and was dedicated to St. Mary. The abbey was home to Augustinian canons who followed the Premonstratensian rule. After the[…]

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ROSSALL SCHOOL, FLEETWOOD (LANCASHIRE)

  Rossall is a school steeped in history. It was founded in 1844 by Rev. St Vincent Beechey as a sister school to Marlborough, founded the previous year. Its establishment was ‘to provide, at a moderate cost, for the sons of Clergymen and others, a classical, mathematical and general education[…]

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