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Friday, 8 November, 2002, 10:30 GMT
Preserving a national jewel
Millions of pounds needs to be spent to ensure that Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire - the ancestral home of Lord Byron - remains a top visitor attraction in the UK.

west front of Newstead Abbey
The west front of the abbey is all that remains of the priory church, first built in the 13th century

formal gardens at Newstead Abbey
The formal gardens include a rose garden, a Japanese garden and a rock garden

Canada geese
Canada geese stay on the abbey grounds all year round

The Rose Garden is part of the 333-acre park that surrounds the abbey
The Rose Garden is part of the 333-acre park that surrounds the abbey

Collapsing columns near the Garden Lake
Some columns near the Garden Lake are badly in need of repair


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