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Will the chimes of Big Ben ever ring again?

The famous bell has been mostly silent since August 2017 as it undergoes renovation work. The renovation work is expected to last for four years, meaning the there will be no regular bongs until 2021. Conscious that millions of tourists take photographs of the tower every year, the parliamentary authorities have stipulated that at least…

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Who looks after the UK’s Stately Homes, Castles, Abbeys, Historic Houses, Monuments & Museums?

The National Trust, is an independent charity and membership organisation for environmental and heritage conservation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It owns over 500 heritage properties, which includes many historic houses and gardens, industrial monuments, and social history sites. The Trust, one of the largest UK charities financially, is funded by membership subscriptions, entrance…

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