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An Overview on Ancient and Modern Land Surveying

18th October 2011
Land surveying is the science of measuring elevations, directions, and distance to identify and set boundaries on areas of land. It utilizes the principles and methods of engineering, law, mathematics, and physics. It is a science that continues to evolve... Read >
Author: jessemcgraw

Facts about Sherwood Forest

05th July 2010
Sherwood Forest has enjoyed a rich and vibrant history, most notably due to the historical association with the legend of Robin Hood. At its peak the forest was once 100,000 acres (a fifth of Nottinghamshire), today the Forest is much smaller and has beco... Read >
Author: Jenny Oneill


24th June 2010
The Tower of London-historically known as The Tower, and named Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress-is the oldest building still used by the British Government, and lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, on the north bank of the Thames. It is... Read >
Author: Benjyx

New Build : Tithe Barn

06th May 2009
A new Ham limestone version of a medieval tithe barn has been opened at the Haselbury Mill hotel and restaurant as a venue for weddings and corporate events. Set in a tranquil, 14-acre lakeside location in Somerset countryside, the building also has a Spa... Read >
Author: yxpweed

Ten things you never knew about Nottingham’s famous buildings.

20th June 2008
1. The Prince of Wales formally opened Midland counties museum and gallery of art (formally known as the Nottingham Castle) on the 3rd of July 1878. 2. Victoria Centre is the tallest building in Nottingham standing at 72m/256ft. Built in 1972 it is small... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Top 10 “must see” attractions in London

15th September 2006
Millions of visitors flock to London every year. As the nations' capital it is a great blend of old and new, with plenty of medieval history and modern attractions all rolled into one. Whatever your interests there is something for you. But here is our to... Read >
Author: Steve Nichols

Cockney Rhyming Slang

19th February 2006
Sir Winston Churchill once observed that Americans and the British are 'a common people divided by a common language' ... Never was that as true as when describing the Cockneys. You've certainly heard their accent, made famous in everything from mov... Read >
Author: J Square Humboldt
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