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Palaces

Left: A guardsman outside St. James's Palace.

Above: Buckingham Palace at the top of the Mall with the Victoria Memorial on the left.

Right: The Houses of Parliament, or Palace of Westminster, seen from the River Thames.

Versailles, France.

Right: The rear of 17th century Palace, built for Louis XIV, overlooks impressive formal gardens.

Right: Versailles entrance gate and courtyard.

Above: Versailles: colourful flowerbeds serve as a foil for the classical lines of the stonework.

Left: Sculpture and ornamental ponds enhance the view of Versailles Palace.



Right: The Queen's House at Greenwich, London, built for the Queen of Charles I by Inigo Jones in the period 1616 - 39.


Right: Hampton Court, near London, was built for Cardinal Wolsey and was given to Henry VIII in 1528.

Right: The Bishop's Palace, Bishopsthorpe near York.

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