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Historic Buildings of Britain

How many of these have you visited? 8 Questions.

 
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1

The Rushton Triangular Lodge, built by Sir Thomas Tresham in 1597, is in which county?

  • Leicestershire
  • Worcestershire
  • Northamptonshire

2

Which building was used for the exterior shots of 'Pemberley' in the BBC production of Pride and Prejudice?

  • Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire
  • Lyme Park, Cheshire
  • Castle Howard, North Yorkshire

3

In 1647, after the English Civil War, Charles I was brought to Northamptonshire and imprisoned where?

  • Kelmarsh Hall
  • Lamport Hall
  • Holdenby House

4

Some of the best formal gardens in Europe can be found surrounding which Scottish castle?

  • Amhuinnsuidhe Castle, Isle of Harris
  • Drummond Castle, Crieff,
  • Stiring Castle

5

A mural by the artist Rex Whistler can be found at ...

  • Plas Newydd, Anglesey
  • Erddig House, Clwyd
  • Portmeirion, Gwynedd

6

Which historic building in Essex was bought by King Charles II in 1668 for £50,000?

  • Hedingham Castle
  • Audley End House
  • Gosfield Hall

7

Cragside, Northumberland was home to the Victorian inventor...

  • Lord Armstrong
  • Earl Spencer
  • Marquis of Bath

8

Match the property to the landscape designer.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Wallington, Morpeth
  • Longleat House
  • Lindisfarne Castle
  • Crystal Palace, London

Right

  • Gertrude Jekyll
  • Sir Walter Blackett
  • Jospeh Paxton
  • Capability Brown

 

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