Famous Fences: The Buckingham Palace Fence
Check out that fence!
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The fence at Buckingham Palace in London, England, serves a dual purpose. Not only is it intended to protect the British royal family in their home (although a few intruders have breached the fortification over the years), the fence’s elegant cast iron stakes topped with elaborate gilded fleurs-de-lis make it a symbol of majesty. Whatever you do, don’t try to touch the fence. They royal guards won’t take kindly to that.