TQ1776 : Syon House

taken 3 years ago, near to Brentford, Hounslow, Great Britain

Syon House
Syon House
Close up of TQ1776 : Syon House.
Syon House & Syon Park
Syon House is a Grade I listed building. LinkExternal link
The Home of The Duke's of Northumberland for over 400 years. The House is surrounded by 200 acres of landscaped grounds (Syon Park). The site was originally the location of a 15th century Abbey (dissolved by Henry VIII). The present site was acquired by the Percy Family in 1594 and has remained in the family ever since. For a fuller history see - LinkExternal link
The house and grounds are open to the public.
In the 18th century, Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, commissioned architect and interior designer Robert Adam and landscape designer Lancelot "Capability" Brown to redesign the house and estate.
Website: LinkExternal link
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
River Thames
The River Thames rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire on the slopes of the Cotswolds and flows generally eastward to its mouth near Southend in Essex. At 215 miles long it is one of the longest rivers in Britain. It is one of the most important rivers in Britain. LinkExternal link
London :: TQ3181
London is the capital of England. It is also a county called Greater London. In 2011 the local authority of the City of London had a population of 7375 while the county had a population of 8173941 LinkExternal link.
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TQ1776, 254 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1729 7666 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.6050N 0:18.7499W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1779 7661
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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