Amazing scale model recreates Nonsuch Palace more than 300 years after it was destroyed

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When it was built, it was hailed as one of the finest buildings of its age – only to be destroyed 150 years later.

Now Henry VIII’s ‘lost’ palace can be seen for the first time in more than 300 years – in a scale model based on 50 years of research.

The replica of Nonsuch Palace – so named because there was no other like it – took 1,250 hours to make.

It measures 7.2ft by 4ft (2.2m by 1.2m) and is made of wood, with intricate architectural detail added in plastics, fibre-glass resin and brass....

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