SP2872 : 'Wantage', 1 Castle Hill, Kenilworth

taken 14 years ago, near to Kenilworth, Warwickshire, Great Britain

'Wantage', 1 Castle Hill, Kenilworth
'Wantage', 1 Castle Hill, Kenilworth
'Wantage' was designed by Birmingham architects Buckland and Farmer in 1901 for the Dennison family. It is grade 2 listed and when it was built details of its construction were published in both the Architectural Review and The Studio.
Aaron Lufkin Dennison was "the father of the American watch industry". He founded the Waltham Watch Company in 1854, then moved to Switzerland and finally to Birmingham where he opened another factory. After his death in 1895 his widow and children came to live in Kenilworth.
(Details from book about 85 High Street, Kenilworth, written by Peter James 2008)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 April, 2004   (more nearby)
Saturday, 3 July, 2010
Houses > Arts & Crafts house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2818 7242 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:20.9479N 1:35.2634W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2818 7245
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