National Trust Curator Mark Purcell with Royal Oak scholars
National Trust Curator Mark Purcell with Royal Oak scholars
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Birling Gap, East Sussex
Coastguard cottages at Birling Gap, part of the Seven Sisters cliffs range, East Sussex
Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire
The Eastern end of Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire, a Cistercian community of monks from the twelfth century until the Dissolution in 1539
Ham House, Richmond-upon-Thames
Drawers inside the ebony inlaid cabinet c1675 with floral marquetry in the Long Gallery at Ham House, Richmond-upon-Thames
Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland

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Cattle graze peacefully beside the river in Croome Park, Worcestershire

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