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Avebury
Avon
Bath
Bedfordshire
Berkshire
Birmingham
Blackpool
Bradford
Brighton
Bury St. Edmunds
Cambridgeshire
Canterbury
Carlisle
Cheddar
Chester
Chichester
Colchester
Coventry
Dartmoor
Derby
Devon
Doncaster
Dorset
Dover
Durham
Eton
Exeter

England

Avebury

site of Avebury Circle, large prehistoric ritual monument and largest stone circle in Europe; Silbury Hill, largest prehistoric mound in Europe, is nearby

Avon

Bath & Weston-super-Mare

Bath

Britain's finest Roman ruins; limestone buildings designed by John Wood the Elder; covered Pulteney Bridge (1769-74); 16th century Abbey Church; annual Bath Festival (June)

Bedfordshire

Woburn Abbey (1747)

Berkshire

Windsor Castle; race course at Ascot

Birmingham

a university (1920); art museum; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Blackpool

resort city; amusement parks and large beach

Bradford

15th century church of Saint Peter; University of Bradford (1966)

Brighton

Royal Pavilion, seaside villa redesigned (1815-22) by architect John Nash to resemble an Oriental pleasure palace - today is museum and art gallery; Regency period squares and terraces; amusement arcades & antique shops; still popular resort; University of Sussex (1961)

Bury St. Edmunds

ruins of Benedictine abbey (c.1020)

Cambridgeshire

famous cathedral in Eli (11th century)

Canterbury

cathedral; seat of primate of Church of England

Carlisle

Carlisle Castle (1092)

Cheddar

2 archaeological finds: Gough's Cavern in Gorge (1903)=Cheddar Man & palace complex

Chester

medieval picturesque, B&W timbered houses and arcaded shops with projecting second stories; cathedral; Norman castle; numerous Roman remains

Chichester

12th century Norman cathedral; Chichester Festival Theatre; ruins of Roman city wall (AD 200)

Colchester

University of Essex (1961); site of first Roman colony, Camulodunum (AD 43), some walls and gateways survive as ruins; Norman castle houses museum of Roman antiquities

Coventry

abbey (c.1043); cathedral (1373-1433) gutted but reconstructed (ruined shell of old cathedral preserved as shrine & as atrium for new cathedral (1954-62), by Sir Basil Spence, at entrance is Sir Jacob Epstein's bronze "Saint Michael" and tapestry "Christ in Glory" (1952-62) by Graham Sutherland

Dartmoor

Dartmoor National Park; Dartmoor Prison, at Princetown (1806)

Derby

Cathedral of All Saints (begun 1509)

Devon

coastal resort Torbay; national parks of Dartmoor & Exmoor

Doncaster

St. Leger Stakes, famous horse race; St. George's Church (1854) by George Gilbert Scott

Dorset

coastal resorts Bournemouth & Weymouth; Maiden Castle; prehistoric remains

Dover

Dover Castle is on famed white chalk cliffs

Durham

notable museum of oriental art; Durham Cathedral (begun in 1093); castle; monastery (1083); 3 churches dating from 12th century; University of Durham (1832)

remains of Roman forts at Ebchester & Chester-le-Street

Eton

Eton College, well known for late Gothic architecture

Exeter

cathedral (1275-1365); Exeter School (1633); University of Exeter (1955); Cathedral Library; Priory of Saint Nicholas (1080); ruins of Rougemont Castle; 14th century Guild Hall
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