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  Great Buildings Online - Master Buildings List 2007.0524
Heathcote, by Edwin Lutyens, at Ilkley, Yorkshire, England, 1906.
Homewood, by Edwin Lutyens, at Knebworth, Hertfordshire, England, 1901.
Nashdom, by Edwin Lutyens, at Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England, 1905 to 1909.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | England | London | Drug-dealing barrister is jailed
Hassan Modjiri, 27, was secretly filmed in his south-west London flat discussing a drugs sale with arms dealer Paul Murdoch, 36, a court heard.
When armed police raided the flat in Barnes they found nearly 1kg of cocaine with a street value of £150,000.
Modjiri and Murdoch, of Notting Hill, west London, who was given nine years, admitted possession and supply charges.
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  LONDON (ENGLAND) - LoveToKnow Article on LONDON (ENGLAND)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The population of Greater London by the census of 1901 was 6,581,402.
The foreign-born population of London was 60,252 in 1881, and !35,,377 in 1901.
For judicial purposes Westminster was merged with the county of London in 1889, and the Liberty of the Tower was abolished in 1894.
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 London Borough of Bexley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The London Borough of Bexley is a London borough in southeast outer London.
The River Thames is its northernmost boundary with the London Borough of Havering.
The borough was formed in 1965 by the merger of the Kent boroughs of Bexley, and Erith and the Crayford urban district, and half of Chislehurst and Sidcup Urban District.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: London
London, the capital of England and chief city of the British Empire, is situated about fifty miles from the mouth of the Thames, Lat.
London at this time consisted of a collection of low wooden houses thatched with reeds or straw, thus affording combustible material for the numerous and destructive fires which frequently broke out, as in 1087 when the greater part of the city, including St. Paul's, was burnt.
London under the Hanoverian kings lost the beauty it formerly had and became a vast collection of houses, plain but comfortable, a condition from which it is only now successfully emerging.
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 Amazon.com: England, England: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Barnes has a tendency to go for the crude snapshot, which profoundly damages the nuance that he is capable of.
England is in decline and rather than deal with reality, Sir Jack Pitman (who appears to me to be based on Robert Maxwell) decides to take over the Isle of Wight and create a Disney style England as an independent state.
Barnes' narrative begins with the memories of its main character Martha as she tries to figure out the truth and the lies of one's memory.
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 London borough -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
They had wider authority than the inner London (additional info and facts about metropolitan boroughs) metropolitan boroughs and neighbouring municipal boroughs which they mostly replaced, but less power than the three county boroughs of Croydon, West Ham and East Ham which ceased to exist at the same time.
The London boroughs became in effect (additional info and facts about unitary authorities) unitary authorities (combining both county and borough functions, much like the former county boroughs) at the GLC's abolition on April 1, 1986.
The (The part of London situated within the ancient boundaries; the commercial and financial center of London) City of London is administered by its own distinct body, the (additional info and facts about Corporation of London) Corporation of London, which predates the London boroughs.
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 Studio Barnes - Bed & Breakfast - Barnes, London, England SW13
The studio offers very attractive and comfortable accommodation in the centre of Barnes, London, SW13.
Barnes has an attractive village atmosphere, with duck pond, village green and common all offering excellent Thames side walks, yet it is very conveniently placed for sightseeing around London.
Barnes is located 5 miles South West of Central London on the river Thames.
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 Julian Barnes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Julian Barnes (born January 19, 1946) is a contemporary British writer whose novels and short stories have been seen as examples of postmodernism in literature.He has twice been short listed for the Booker Prize (once in 1984 for Flaubert's Parrot and once in 1998 for England, England).
Barnes is a place in south-west London, England (postcode area SW13) in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
This artikel Barnes is licensed under the GNU free Documentation License.
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 Hotels in London - London Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Metropolitan in London is among the capital's most enduring design phenomena, a hotel that combines cool looks and cosseting service with a contemporary mindset, putting it squarely on the map of travellers seeking to be at the centre of the action.
The hotel is located in the heart of London's dynamic Docklands area and is only minutes from the financial district of Canary Wharf and the ExCeL exhibition centre.
London City Airport is also only a short ride away by bus or taxi.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Chapel
In England particularly many foundations, now parochial, were originally manorial chapels, and on the other hand the parish church was often founded independently of the manor-house, as at Deerhurst, on the Severn, where exist side by side and of the same date, both the manorial chapel and the Saxon parish church.
the Seven Churches at Glendalough, Ireland, the Ten Churches of Twineham, in England (remaining as late as the eleventh century), and the marvellous group of sanctuaries at Rocamadour, in France, a famous place of pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and probably an isolated survival of the Celtic plan.
In England, even at a time when the exercise of the Catholic religion was proscribed by the penal laws, Catholic ambassadors were permitted to have such chapels attached to their embassies.
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 Peter Mayhew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter Mayhew (born May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England) is a British/American actor, best known for playing the Wookiee Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies.
Before getting into acting, Mayhew worked as an orderly at London's King's College Hospital.
He received his first acting job in 1977 when the producers of the movie Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger discovered Mayhew from a photograph in a newspaper article about men with large feet, and they cast him in the role of the minotaur.
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 Julian Barnes Website - England, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Interview with Barnes upon the publication of the US edition of England, England.
"England Imagined as a Theme Park in Julian Barnes' Witty Satire." San Francisco Chronicle (23 May 1999): 3.
Når England flyttar til ei anna øy." Dag og Tid.
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 Barnes Bridge, London : tourist information from TourUK
Barnes Bridge is famous as one of the prominent landmarks at the closing stages of the University Boat Race.
In 1847 an Act of Incorporation allowed the Windsor, Staines and South-Western Railway to build a 7.25 mile line from Barnes to Feltham.
The line's Thames crossing, designed by Joseph Locke and Thomas Brassey, was a three-arch bridge of cast-iron.
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 Photos, articles and features about London, England UK featuring photos and panoramas of London including street ...
Photos, articles and features about London, England UK featuring photos and panoramas of London including street scenes, tube stations, architecture, history, Soho, Kings Cross, West End, museums, bridges, London walks and more
It's one of the greatest cities in the world, and this section is packed full of photos, panoramas, articles and features on London's history, its culture and - of course - its people!
Read and debate London issues on the busy urban75 boards
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 Look-4-it: HISTORY
Victoria History of the Counties of England: a History of Wiltshire, Volume XIV Crowley, D.A. History of the County of Somerset : Vol 6.
Victoria History of the Counties of England: a History of the County of Essex : Vol IX.
Victoria History of the Counties of England: a History of the County of Gloucester : Vol 5.
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 Apartments for rent and flats to rent in Barnes London England UK.
Apartments for rent and flats to rent in Barnes London England UK.
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 Medieval List
Spalding and Nickerson, Barnes and Noble, (reprint 1993).
Another Barnes and Noble reprint of a very old and poor reference originally entitled "Warfare".
This recent Barnes and Noble reprint of little value is outdated and actually quite old.
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 B and B In Barnes Bed and Breakfast - London - B and B In Barnes Bed and Breakfast Reviews - TripAdvisor
B and B In Barnes Bed and Breakfast - London - B and B In Barnes Bed and Breakfast Reviews - TripAdvisor
Our room was in a quiet part of Barnes Village, South West London close for...
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 Quisling, Vidkun on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Publication: Birmingham Evening Mail (England); Author: Messent, Maureen ; Source: NEWSPAPERS
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