Normanton Church Museum Panorama
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Normanton Church Museum Panorama

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Normanton Church was built in 1826 to 1829 by Thomas Cundy who at the time was architect to the Grosvenor estate in Westminster.

Rutland Water's famous landmark was rescued from being submerged in the 1970's when Rutland Water was created. The lower part of the building has had it's foundations reinforced, with the upper part of the church now a museum 

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A: Jetty, Normanton, Rutland Water, Leicestershire,

von Phillip Roberts, 60 Meter entfernt

 Normanton Church was built in 1826 to 1829 by Thomas Cundy who at the time was architect to the Gros...

Jetty, Normanton, Rutland Water, Leicestershire,

B: Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water

von Phillip Roberts, 3.9 entfernt

Rutland Water Nature Reserve at Lyndon visitor centre. Shot on 08.07.2010 for the Wildlife Trust

Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water

C: Welland Viaduct

von Pawel Rozenek, 8.9 entfernt

Welland Viaduct More amazing pictures at http://www.rozenek.com

Welland Viaduct

D: Woolsthorpe Manor - Birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton

von Randy Myers, 18.1 entfernt

Woolsthorpe Manor is the birthplace and family home of Sir Isaac Newton.  His work on the theory of u...

Woolsthorpe Manor - Birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton

E: Fratellis [ Old Fitzwilliam Arms ] Castor, Peterborough, Cambs

von Smeggy Pants, 20.6 entfernt

The old Fitzwilliam Arms Pub in Castor, Peterborough, Cambs, UK. Now an Italian Restaurant called Fra...

Fratellis [ Old Fitzwilliam Arms ] Castor, Peterborough, Cambs

F: Bridge, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs

von Smeggy Pants, 22.4 entfernt

The Bridge at the North Side of Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs. Entrance from Castor side.

Bridge, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs

G: Peterborough Cathedral - West Front

von Randy Myers, 27.1 entfernt

The west front of Peterborough Cathedral.  Completed in the early 13th century, its grandeur and beau...

Peterborough Cathedral - West Front

H: Peterborough Cathedral - Nave

von Randy Myers, 27.2 entfernt

The hand-carved wooden choir stalls on Peterborough Cathedral lead the way to the spectacular central...

Peterborough Cathedral - Nave

I: High Street Market Harborough

von Thomas Williams, 27.4 entfernt

Market Harborough is a market town in Leicestershire, England and in the district of Harborough. It h...

High Street Market Harborough

J: Church Street Market Harborough

von Thomas Williams, 27.4 entfernt

Market Harborough lies on the southern border of Leicestershire in the fertile Welland Valley. This m...

Church Street Market Harborough

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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