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Kiplin Hall in Yorkshire is a grand Jacobean house which was built for George Calvert, Secretary of State to  King James I (England) and founder of Maryland, USA The University of Maryland maintains a Study Center at Kiplin Hall, which is a resource for students in the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. 

Fishbourne Roman Palace may have been built for Tiberius Claudius Togidumnus, a native local British king of the first century AD. It is the largest domestic Roman building found in Britain. Part destroyed by fire in AD270 and the rest demolished.

The Holy Loch is a Sea Loch, a part of the Cowal peninsula coast of the Firth of Clyde, in S.W. Scotland. Dimensions are: one mile wide and two-three miles long dependent on tidal conditions.The name is believed to date from the 6th century, when Saint Munn landed there after leaving Ireland.