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Hamstone is the colloquial name given to stone from Ham Hill, Somerset, England. more..


Hematite, also spelled hæmatite, is the mineral form of Iron(III) oxide (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. more..

Henbury Hall

The 18th century Henbury Hall, near Macclesfield in Cheshire, was demolished by Sir Vincent de Ferranti when he bought the estate in 1957. more..

Hispanic-Moorish style (Moorish architecture)

Construction of the Great Mosque at Cordoba (now a Christian Cathedral) beginning in 785 AD marks the beginning of Islamic architecture in the Iberian peninsula and North Africa (see Moors). more..


A hypocaust is an ancient Roman system of central heating. more..

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