Slide 4: Chiswick House

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This Palladian-style villa, designed by Lord Burlington, is among the most glorious examples of 18th-century British architecture. Its gardens were the birthplace of the English landscape movement. This impressive home narrowly escaped total destruction during World War II, when a rocket damaged one of its two wings.


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