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|Ibstone windmill, a smock mill, last worked during the First World War. However it gained a new lease of life in 1967 when it was fitted with mock sails and fantail in preparation for its appearance in the feature film "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", as the workshop of the inventor, Caractacus Potts. TV series "Good Night Mr. Tom" and "The Vicar of Dibley" were also filmed nearby.||02/17/2006||885|
|Mariyinsky Palace is a Baroque palace and the official residence of the President of Ukraine for ceremonial purposes. Designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the palace was completed in 1752.||03/23/2006||1,148|
|The Brejoeira Palace, in Portuguese Palácio da Brejoeira. It is a palace in Monção, Portugal.|
Tha Palace was constructed in the 18th century according to a project from the architect Carlos Amarante.
|Strömsholm Palace, sometimes called Strömsholm Castle (Swedish: Strömsholms slott), is a Swedish royal palace. The baroque palace is built on the site of a fortress from the 1550s, located on an island in the Kolbäcksån river at the west end of Lake Mälaren. The palace has interiors from the 1700s and an important collection of Swedish paintings.|
|Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was a British author and journalist. Fleming is best remembered for creating the character of James Bond and chronicling Bond's adventures in twelve novels and nine short stories. With over 100 million copies sold worldwide, the Bond novels are in the list of best-selling book series Additionally, Fleming wrote the children's story Chitty Chi...||11/28/2009||273|
|On April 18, 1947 British engineers attempted to destroy the entire island in what became known as the "British Bang" (or "Big Bang"). 4,061 (another source claims 6,800) tons of surplus World War II ammunition were placed in various locations around the island and set off. The island survived, although the extensive fortifications were destroyed. The blast was listed in the...||10/24/2007||984|
|Frederiksborg Palace in Hillerød, Denmark was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV. It is the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia. The palace is located on three small islands in the middle of Palace Lake and is adjoined by a large, baroque formal garden.||09/10/2005||450|
|Chitralada Palace is known by the Thai people as the new palace in Bangkok. It is a primary palace of King Rama IX and other Thai royals.||08/24/2005||819|
|Schoenbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn)is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria. Generations of Habsburg monarchs called the palace home until their downfall in 1918. The newly founded Austrian Republic took ownership of the palace and preserve it to this day as a museum. The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) placed Schönbrunn Palace on the World...||02/17/2007||1,167|
|Kungliga Slottet - The Royal Palace |
1697-1704 Nicodemus Tessin the younger. 1754 completion under C Hårleman and others.
When the old Tre Kronor Palace burned down in 1697, Tessin the younger immediatly started the new construction. Horizontal lines are characteristic of the new palace, which was completed in 1754. The Palace building was of particular signifiance to artistic de...
|The Seteais Palace is a neoclassical palace located in Sintra, Portugal. The palace is nowadays a luxury hotel, restaurant and a tourist attraction included in the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO||05/11/2010||896|
|Charlottenburg Palace today is the largest residence of the Hohenzollern in Berlin. Originally built by Elector Frederick III as a summer residence for his wife Sophie Charlotte in 1699, the palace was later extended into a stately building with a cours d`honneur.|
The magnificent palace is surrounded by a baroque garden, in which diverse architectures melt into a unique ensemble....