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Birkbeck

Birkbeck College, Department of History

Teaches undergraduate courses in archaeology and history from Classical Greece to Medieval Europe. Several practical training projects and excavations in Britain, Romania and Italy.

Hampton Court Palace and the Privy Garden.

The Archaeology of Hampton Court

On the night of 31 March 1986, Hampton Court Palace caught fire. The great state apartments, built by Wren, were ravaged, but a decision was at once made to restore them to their original condition. The Historic Royal Palaces Agency has decided also to restore King William Ill’s Privy Garden, which was laid out with […]