TQ1673 : York House, Twickenham

taken 10 years ago, near to Twickenham, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

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York House, Twickenham
York House, Twickenham
A 17th century mansion currently the municipal offices of the Borough of Richmond, who took it over in 1965 from the old Borough of Twickenham who had been there since 1924.
A full and fascinating history is on LinkExternal link
with lots of stuff about previous residents including a flurry of minor European Royals, some disguised in false beards, an Earl of Lonsdale who supported the right to play the fiddle on a Sunday, and a worthy member of the Society of Extreme Victorian Names, the diarist Mounstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff.
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1653 7341 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.8618N 0:19.4704W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1659 7333
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Municipal Building  Former Mansion House 

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