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Browsing Posts published in December, 2016



Balvenie Distillery, Speyside, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on Balvenie Distillery on Speyside, one of the very few traditional and integrated Scotch whisky producers from malting floor through to cooperage. Summary information:

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Pollok House, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Pollok House in Glasgow, Scotland. This building is a Palladian mansion built for John Maxwell. It was begun in 1747 by William Adam and finished under the direction of his son, John. Pollok House is situated above the White Cart Water (river) in the 458-hectare grounds of the Pollok Estate. Moreover, Pollok Park extends to 146 hectares.

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Castle Howard, Yorkshire, England.

This evening, I am reporting on Castle Howard, a stunning extravagant mansion-cum-palace, which is located about fifteen miles NNE of the city of York in northern England.

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