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Assignment 1--Fire at Hampton Court

By: Kathryn

The morning of 31 March, 1986 a fire broke out in the south wing of Hampton Court Palace. The building, most often associated with Henry VIII, was originally built for the Archbishop of York in 1514; it quickly became the property of the crown following the Archbishop’s fall from favor (New York Times). 565 more words


Saturday's interactions

  1. I accepted a religious pamphlet from a street missionary and put it in the first available bin. Maybe I should have returned it to the missionary further down the street who tried to give me another one.
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2 Hampton Court


This post continues my account of Heritage Open Day 2017, which started with an overview and continued with a post about my experience volunteering at… 208 more words


Cycling through the Royal Parks

Living in Chiswick has its inconveniences: it takes over 45 minutes to get to work in the morning and whenever someone mentions a night out in Shoreditch, I immediately start thinking of excuses to can it. 220 more words

UK Weekends

40/ Up the river to Hampton Court Palace (7.25 miles/12 km)

Start: Richmond tube station, District line, Zone 4, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames;
Finish: Hampton Court mainline station, Zone 6, Borough of Elmbridge;
Distance: 789 more words

Adventures in the UK Day 8 - Hampton Court

Today is our last day of sightseeing and we saved a biggie for the end.

Hampton Court
East Molesey, Surrey

We arrived early to try to beat the crowds. 513 more words

General Musings

Wiki loves monuments

I am not sure if you are aware but Wiki in the month of September tries to encourage photographers from the whole world to contribute to their pages by way of encouraging people to upload these images onto their sites. 26 more words

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