TQ4263 : Holwood House

taken 1 year ago, near to Keston, Bromley, Great Britain

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Holwood House
Holwood House
A telephoto view of Holwood House viewed across fields through a gap in some of the surrounding woodland. For a wider view see TQ4263 : Holwood House.

The house was built in its present form in 1823-6 for John Ward, a wealthy London merchant (who was later briefly MP for Leominster in 1830), designed by the architect Decimus Burton. It replaced an earlier house built in the 1750s and owned from 1785 by William Pitt the Younger, Prime Minister from 1783-1801 and 1804-6. Grade I listed - see LinkExternal link.

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TQ4263, 40 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 August, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 August, 2018
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Keston 
Building (from Tags)
Holwood House 
Person (from Tags)
William Pitt the Younger  John Ward 
Architect (from Tags)
Decimus Burton 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 422 635 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.1814N 0:2.4688E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 425 630
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Grade I Listed 

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