The House That Moved in Exeter
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The House That Moved in Exeter

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The House That Moved is a favourite on the tourist trail in Exeter. Originally built in the early 1500's, it was relocated in 1961 to make way for Exeter's inner bypass.

There is an excellent article on the building at http://www.exetermemories.co.uk/EM/housethatmoved.html and some video footage of its relocation at http://www.bbc.co.uk/devon/content/articles/2007/07/03/house_that_moved_archive_video_feature.shtml that do it far greater justice that I can here!

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A: Great Chamber, St Nicholas Priory, Exeter

摄影师Noel Jenkins, 距离此处230远

St Nicholas is a former Bendictine priory; first established shortly after the Norman conquest. Durin...

Great Chamber, St Nicholas Priory, Exeter

B: St Nicholas Priory, Exeter. The Kitchen

摄影师Noel Jenkins, 距离此处240远

St Nicholas is a former Bendictine priory; established shortly after the Norman conquest.During Eliza...

St Nicholas Priory, Exeter. The Kitchen

C: Exeter Customs House

摄影师Peter Stephens, 距离此处250远

The Custom House constructed in 1681, with its elaborate plaster ceiling made by John Abbott of Frith...

Exeter Customs House

D: Pedestrian Bridge

摄影师Markus Matern, 距离此处260远

Pedestrian Bridge

E: Cricklepit Bridge Exeter

摄影师Tom Hurley, 距离此处300远

Cricklepit Bridge, opened in 1988, provides a permanent crossing between the two halves of Exeter's q...

Cricklepit Bridge Exeter

F: Exeter Quayside

摄影师Tom Hurley, 距离此处320远

Exeter Quayside is steeped in history - hence its use by the BBC as a film location for the Onedin Li...

Exeter Quayside

G: Exeter, St Petrock's Church

摄影师Mark Schuster, 距离此处370远

This is the centre of Exeter on a not too unpleasant mid-April day. Off the high street where we are ...

Exeter, St Petrock's Church

H: Exeter Cathedral Courtyard

摄影师Tom Hurley, 距离此处410远

Exeter Cathedral is one of Britain's finest cathedrals. It's well worth a visit, and be sure to enjoy...

Exeter Cathedral Courtyard

I: Chapter House

摄影师Peter Stephens, 距离此处430远

The Chapter House of Exeter Cathedral.

Chapter House

J: Evening food and drink at the Mill on the Exe

摄影师Peter Stephens, 距离此处430远

A fun image I created while having a meal and a few drinks with friends at the Mill on the Exe. Was a...

Evening food and drink at the Mill on the Exe

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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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