TQ1773 : Ham House: avenue alongside the Cherry Garden

taken 11 years ago, near to Ham, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

Ham House: avenue alongside the Cherry Garden
Ham House: avenue alongside the Cherry Garden
The avenue borders the Cherry Garden TQ1773 : Ham House: the Cherry Garden.
Ham House

This large house on the south bank of the Thames at Petersham was built in 1610 for Sir Thomas Vavasour but its most famous occupant was Elizabeth Murray, Countess Dysart (later Duchess of Lauderdale).

The interior of the house and the layout of the gardens are relatively unchanged since the 17th/18th centuries, making it one of the most important historical buildings in the area. It was given to the National Trust in the 1940s - see LinkExternal link

The whole park and garden is listed grade 2* (Heritage asset number 1000282) and the house itself listed grade 1 (listed building number 205337 or Heritage asset number 1080832 from 2011).

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TQ1773, 286 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 5 April, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 5 April, 2010
Geographical Context
Country estates 
Category
Tree-lined avenue   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1732 7309 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.6795N 0:18.7950W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1733 7306
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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