2015

TF6928 : East Front, Sandringham House

taken 9 years ago, near to Sandringham, Norfolk, England

East Front, Sandringham House
East Front, Sandringham House
Sandringham House is a neo-Jacobean style country house, located on the Royal Sandringham Estate, which lies within the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It was built in 1870 by the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. It has been passed down as a private home through four generations of British monarchs and is now the country retreat of Her Majesty Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. The house is privately owned the Queen and is and not part of the Crown Estate

Sandringham was once described as 'The most comfortable house in England' LinkExternal link . It is a Grade II* listed building (LinkExternal link English Heritage list).

Sandringham's gardens were opened to the public by King Edward VII in 1908, and the Museum by King George V in 1930; Sandringham House was opened to the public at Her Majesty The Queen's wish in her Silver Jubilee year of 1977 (see LinkExternal link for details of opening times).

LinkExternal link The Official Website of the British Monarchy


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TF6928, 438 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 13 August, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 694 287 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.7997N 0:30.8088E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 695 288
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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