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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
Gloucester
Greenwich
Hartlepool
Hereford & Worcester
Hull
River Humber
Isle of Wight
Lake District National Park
Land's End
Leeds
Leicester
Lincoln
Liverpool
London
Maiden Castle
Maidstone
Manchester

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

"megalith"

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

Gloucester

cathedral (11th century), tower c.1450; Saint Mary-de-Lode (11th century); Saint Mary-de-Cript (11th century); folk museum

Greenwich

Royal Greenwich Observatory (1675-1958), former building, by Christopher Wren, marks Prime Meridian - now part of National Maritime Museum (1937) which also includes the Queen's House (1616-35), by Inigo Jones; Wren's Royal Hospital became (1873) Royal Naval College

Hartlepool

12th century Church of Saint Hilda

Hereford & Worcester

cathedrals of Hereford & Worcester; medieval castles; Offa's dyke

Hull

2 14th century churches, Holy Trinity & Saint Mary in Lowgate; museums of slave trade, ancient history & maritime activities; University of Hull (1927)

River Humber

8 km west of Hull is Humber Bridge, was longest suspension bridge in world (1410 m); road bridge (1981)

Isle of Wight

Bronze Age mounds; monoliths from Neolithic period; Roman villas; Quarr Abbey; Carisbrooke Castle; Osborne House

Land's End

lighthouse (1797)

Leeds

Kirkstall Abbey (1151); Temple Newsam mansion (17th century); University of Leeds (1904)

Leicester

Roman and Norman remains; several churches; Guild Hall; Trinity Hospital; University of Leicester (1918)

Lincoln

Castle (1068), William the Conqueror; cathedral (1075), one of most famous in Europe, has 83 m bell tower called Great Tom; several Roman ruins in vicinity

Liverpool

University of Liverpool (1881); R.C. Cathedral, begun 1933, according to design by Sir Edwin Lutyens; Anglican cathedral (1904-79) by Sir George Gilbert Scott

London

clock tower of Houses of Parliament, containing bell Big Ben - complex, Westminster Palace; University of London; British Library; British Museum; Tate Gallery; National Gallery; Victoria and Albert Museum; Tower of London (begun 1079); Tower Bridge; 17th century Saint Paul's Cathedral; Bank of England; Mansion House (residence of lord mayor); London Bridge; Westminster Abbey; 10 Downing Street (residence of British prime minister); Trafalgar Square - famous statue of Lord Nelson; The Mall, cutting through Saint James's Park, ends at Buckingham Palace (residence of royal family); Whitehall palace; Globe Theatre; Epping Forest; Hampstead Heath; Drury Lane Theatre; Hampton Court Park; Bushy Park; Richmond Park; Wimbledon Common; Verulamium; Royal Naval College; Earls Court; Kew Gardens, or Royal Botanic Gardens; Windsor Castle; Runnymede; Hampton Court Palace; Zoological Gardens & Queen Mary's Gardens in Regent's Park; Park Square; Russell Square; Corams Field; Mecklenburgh Square; Lincoln's Inn Field; Bloomsbury Square; Soho Square; Bedford Square; Hanover Square; Cavendish Square; Grosvenor Square; Manchester Square; Portman Square; Kensington Gardens; Hyde Park; Hyde Park Corner; Berkeley Square; Belgrave Square; Green Park; Buckingham Palace Gardens; St. James's Square; Parliament Square; Victoria Embankment Gardens; Victoria Tower Gardens; Westminster School Plgd.; Sloane Square; Burton Court; Ranelagh Gardens; Public Gardens; Festival Pleasure Gardens; Battersea Park; The Oval; Kennington Park; University College; Smithfield Markets; The Temple; Government Offices; Chelsea Barracks; Duke of York's HQ; Imperial College of Science and Technology; Kensington Palace; Lords Cricket Ground; Sadler's Wells Theater; Bedford College; Planetarium; Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum; Gray's Inn; B.B.C.; Wallace Collection; Lincoln's Inn; General Post Office; Central Criminal Court; Stock Exchange; Royal Courts of Justice; Royal Exchange; Royal Opera House; Marble Arch; Lloyd's of London; Covent Garden; American Embassy; King's College; Somerset House; The Monument; Royal Mint; Royal Academy; National Theater; St. Martin's in-the-Fields; Billingsgate Market; Admiralty Arch; Marlborough House; Ministry of Defense; Royal Festival Hall; Horse Guards; St. James's Palace; Albert Memorial; Queen Victoria Memorial; Foreign Office; Home Office; County Hall; Old Vic Theater; Westminster Hall; Royal Albert Hall; New Scotland Yard; Imperial War Museum; Lambeth Palace; Royal College of Science; Science Museum; Brompton Oratory; Natural History Museum; Royal Hospital; St. Stephen's Hospital; Botanic Gardens

Maiden Castle

3 km SW of Dorchester; 4th-1st century BC

Maidstone

Church of All Saints (begun 1395); grammar school (1549)

Manchester

Victoria University of Manchester (1851); home of Hallé Orchestra
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