UK heatwave continues...

The UK heatwave continues this week with temperatures hitting a sticky 33.7 degrees. 

Great chance for Australia to take charge of the third Test Match today with the pitch turning sharply.

As a National Trust member and a certified history nerd, I've been to visit a few of England's finer pieces of real estate over the last month...and couple of churches, including the outstanding York Minster.

If you can guess more than one of these below, very good...more than two of these and I'd be ridiculously impressed. 

You can pick up British country piles for surprisingly cheap purchase prices due to the painful ongoing costs of maintaining an estate.

If rumours on the BBC website are to be believed, James Bond star Daniel Craig (and presumably his wife Rachel Weisz) is reportedly about to pick up the recently sold Dalby Hall estate in Lincolnshire (asking price £12 million), which has seemingly been on the market since approximately the dawn of time.

Craig would be joining an illustrious list of famous Lincolnshire residents, including, erm, former World's Strongest Man Geoff Capes, and, um...I'm sure there are more...

1 - Hampton Court Palace - built by Henry VIII for Cardinal Wolsey in 1514

2 - Cricket ground at Belton House, Grantham, built by the Brownlow family, 1685

3 - Gardens - also at Belton House

4 - Waddesdon Manor, Bucks - one of the 40 Rothschild residences, built as a French-style chateau by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in 1874

5 - Church of St. Mary & All Saints aka. the 'Crooked Spire', Chesterfield, the spire was added in 1362

6 - Chatsworth House, Peak District, Derbyshire - occupied by Duke of Devonshire's Cavendish family since 1649

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