TQ6598 : Ingatestone Hall Essex

taken 6 years ago, near to Ingatestone, Essex, Great Britain

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Ingatestone Hall  Essex
Ingatestone Hall Essex
The Gatehouse seen from the approach drive of this fine Tudor Manor House. It was built by Sir William Petre, Secretary of State to four Tudor monarchs. Queen Elizabeth the first spent several nights at the Hall whilst on her Royal Progress of 1561. Sir William's descendants still live in the house which largely retains its Tudor form and appearance, including two priest holes. (These were small hiding places built into the fabric of the building which could conceal catholic priests at times of religious persecution.)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 17 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6534 9855 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.6847N 0:23.3477E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6530 9857
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Manor House  Tudor Manor House 

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