The sole remaining portion of the Palace of Whitehall, The Banqueting House was a revolutionary construction in its time. Completed in 1622 for James I, The Banqueting House stood relatively untouched until the 19th century when it was re-faced in Portland stone. This location is probably best known for being the site of the execution of Charles I in 1649, which took place in front of a throng of viewers. The building is preserved as a national monument and is open to the public, though it receives no government funding.
Parliament Hill is an area of open parkland situated in northwest London. The hill is 322 feet high... Read more