TQ2580 : Kensington Palace Gardens, London

taken 3 years ago, near to Kensington, Kensington And Chelsea, Great Britain

Kensington Palace Gardens, London
Kensington Palace Gardens, London
The existence of an Orangery here dates from 1704 when Queen Anne had an elaborate greenhouse built in an an elegant palace style to protect her citrus trees from the winter frosts. She also used it and the gardens as a venue for fashionable court entertaining, away from the hubbub of Whitehall. It is currently used as an up-market restaurant.
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TQ2580, 462 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  Business, Retail, Services  Country estates  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Palace 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2587 8018 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3926N 0:11.2657W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2589 8018
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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