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Great Buildings of the WorldPalm House - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (London, UK)

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Beautiful Victorian greenhouse called The Palm House, built between 1844 and 1848, is the most famous of the many greenhouses at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/4/2016

last visited: 1/5/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Pancras Railway Station - Euston Road, London, UK

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The magnificent Hotel and St Pancras railway station is the United Kingdom's terminus for the Eurostar services to Europe that include Paris and Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/10/2012

last visited: 4/7/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldNatural History Museum - Cromwell Road, London, UK

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The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums in Kensington. The other two being the Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. If you are visiting London on a wet day then this is the place to be and, as a bonus, admission is free!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2012

last visited: 1/29/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldEaston Neston - Nr Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK

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Easton Neston is one of the Great Buildings of the World and it stands in a large estate in Northamptonshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2008

last visited: 10/22/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe British Museum - London, England, UK

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The British Museum was founded in 1753 and has over 8 million objects in its collection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: 4/6/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt James's Church - Piccadilly, London, UK

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This is a church that was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and consecrated in 1684.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2012

last visited: 3/3/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Martin-in-the-Fields

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St Martin-in-the-Fields. Church in Trafalgar Square, London. Architect James Gibbs. Completed 1726

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2008

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Mary-le-Strand - The Strand, London, UK

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This church, built between 1714 and 1717, stands on an island in the centre of a major thoroughfare - The Strand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2012

last visited: 7/23/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Clement Danes - Strand, London, UK

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St Clement Danes church stands on a traffic island in the Strand. The first church, on this site, was built in the 9th century. The current church was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and suffered extensive damage during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2012

last visited: 7/23/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldBanqueting House - London, England

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Although it has been modified a bit, the Banqueting House is the only integral building of the Whitehall Palace complex that is still standing. It is listed as one of the Great Buildings of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2012

last visited: 3/3/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldWestminster Abbey - London, UK

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Westminster Abbey, which is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, was constructed between 1045 to circa 1400. The architect is unknown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: 2/8/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalace of Westminster- London

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The Palace of Westminster has been a Grade I listed building since 1970 and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Paul's Cathedral - London, UK

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St Paul's Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral and seat of the Bishop of London. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2012

last visited: 6/10/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Mary-le-Bow Church - Cheapside, London, UK

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First references to a church on this site date from 1087.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2012

last visited: 7/20/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Stephen Walbrook - Walbrook, London, UK

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St Stephen Walbrook is a church re-built after the Great Fire of London in 1666 to a design by Christopher Wren.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2012

last visited: 7/20/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldGlobe Theatre - London

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Built in 1599 to house Shakespeare's company, The King's Men, and burnt to the ground when the thatch caught alight during a performance of Henry VII in 1613, the Globe was rebuilt in the 1990s due to the inspiration of Sam Wanamaker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/4/2008

last visited: 2/2/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Mary Woolnoth Church - Lombard Street, London, UK

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The church of St Mary Woolnoth is on a piece of land at the junction of Lombard Street and King William Street in the heart of the City of London. Designed by Hawksmoor, a pupil of Wren, who uses more mathematical elements in his compositions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldChristChurch- Spitalfields,East End. London

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Opened in 1729. Architect, Nicholas Hawksmoor (first pupil, then partner of Sir Christopher Wren). The church has recently been beautifully restored and is open to the public both as a venue and a place of prayer/historical interest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 4/6/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldLloyd's Building - Leadenhall Street, London, UK

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A futuristic(?) building that looks like a mix of cooking pans and pipelines. Located in Leadenhall Street in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: 11/9/2014

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Great Buildings of the World30 St. Mary Axe - London, England, UK

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The official name is 30 St. Mary Axe, but the locals call it "The Gherkin."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/4/2008

last visited: 2/10/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldWhitechapel Art Gallery - Whitechapel High Street, London, UK

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Whitechapel Art Gallery, or Whitechapel Gallery as it is called, stands on the north side of Whitechapel High Street just to the west of the J Passmore Edwards Library and underground station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldTower of London - London, England, UK

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Tower of London is a palace, fortress, and a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: 2/10/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldLondon City Hall - The Queen's Walk, London, UK

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City Hall is part of the More London development located between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, on the south bank of the Thames. The GLA is leasing City Hall for 25 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: 2/10/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldTower Bridge - London, England, UK

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Tower Bridge is an engineering marvel in the heart of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2008

last visited: 2/10/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldO2 building was the Millenium Dome - London

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This building has had a varied past, has been an exhibition hall, now holds concerts also had previously a ice rink laid for exhibition games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/4/2008

last visited: 2/10/2019

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