Elm Park

Royal Albert

Stamford Brook

London bridge (part twelve)

Smoked salmon and herb creme fraiche sandwiches

Westminster Abbey (Collegiate Church of St Peter, Parliament Square) - part three

Kew Railway Bridge

Casket depicting the Adoration of the Magi

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Bronze head of Augustus

J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851), Tintern Abbey, the transept

The regimens`duties in times of peace

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Buckhurst Hill
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Buckhurst HillBuckhurst Hill, as the name suggests, takes its name from a local natural feature, recorded as Bocherst(e) in 1135 from the Old English beech (tree) and hyrst, 'a copse' or 'wood' - later to be called Buckhurst. The area has also been called Goldhurst, the gold' referring no doubt to the colour of the trees in the wood. The Hill refers to another nearby feature.

The station was opened as Buckhurst Hill by the Eastern Counties Railway on 22 August 1856 and first used by Underground trains on 21 November 1948.

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