Classical columns of the Temple of Concord and Victory, Stowe Landscape Garden

Classical columns of the Temple of Concord and Victory, Stowe Landscape Garden

The columns that ring the Temple of Concord and Victory are Ionic. The design is based on a Roman temple at Nimes (France).

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This Day in British History

18 October, 1529

Cardinal Wolsey falls from power

Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch dissolved all the monasteries in his realm as part of a split from the Catholic church in Rome



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Little Thatch, Buckingham

Little Thatch

The cottage has low beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace and a woodburner. Enjoying beautiful large shared gardens with the artist owner's adjoining cottage. Roses around the door and even a little …
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Missenden Abbey Conference Centre

Missenden Abbey Conference Centre

Missenden Abbey is an exquisite 12th century Abbey in the village of Great Missenden set in beautiful Chiltern countryside. Wireless broadband is available as a free service to our guests. Main line station 5 minutes walk. Free car parking more >>

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Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa

Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa

Explore Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns ... Hartwell House is a magnificent stately home standing in ninety acres of landscaped parkland and luscious gardens. It has forty-six bedrooms and suites and several elegant and spacious reception rooms with outstanding decorative ceilings and panelling, antique furniture and fine paintings. Hartwell House is … more >>

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