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Buckden Towers
Buckden, Cambridgeshire, England
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The small Cambridgeshire village of Buckden, on the River Ouse south of Huntingdon, has a long and fascinating history. The lovely old medieval church seen here stands immediately beside the remains of a medieval bishop's palace, commonly known as Buckden Towers. The Towers is now a religious retreat, but visitors can still view the medieval buildings.

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