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18 April - Bletchley Park

During the Second World War, Bletchley Park was the site of the United Kingdom's main decryption establishment, the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS), where ciphers and codes of several Axis countries were decrypted, most importantly the ciphers generated by the German Enigma and Lorenz machines. It also housed Station X, a secret radio intercept station,and also a message sending station. (Wikipedia)

Bletchley Park

18 July - Uppark House and Garden

Uppark is a 17th-century house in South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex, England and a National Trust property. The house, set high on the South Downs, was built for Ford Grey (16551701), the first Earl of Tankerville, c. 1690 and was sold in 1747 to Sir Matthew Fetherstonhaugh and his wife Sarah. (Wikipedia)

Uppark House

17 October - London Walk Spitalfields

Christ Church, Spitalfields is an Anglican church built between 1714 and 1729 to a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor. (Wikipedia)

Christ Church, Spitalfields