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Cliveden House by Tony Messenger at PicturesofEngland.com
Cliveden House was built more than 300 years ago by the Duke of Buckinghamshire.The fame of Cliveden skyrocketed when it was purchased by William Waldorf Astor, in 1893 the richest man in America. Apparently, Queen Victoria was not well pleased. Astor gave it to his son and daughter-in-law, Waldorf and Nancy Astor, who turned it into one of the early 20th century's most important political salons.
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Glencoe is a glen of volcanic origins in the Highlands of Scotland known for spectacular beauty. It lies in the north of Argyll, close to the border with Lochaber. The village of Glencoe lies at the north-west end of the glen.