TQ1780 : Pitzhanger Manor (restored) and Gallery

taken 2 months ago, near to Ealing, Great Britain

Pitzhanger Manor (restored) and Gallery
Pitzhanger Manor (restored) and Gallery
The gallery is the building on the right; this area was originally the kitchens, and became the public library when the council bought the property. The manor is beyond.
Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing
Pitzhanger Manor was built as his country house by the architect Sir John Soane in 1800, partly as a showcase for his collections and also to show off architectural possibilities to clients. George Dance designed an extension in 1768, Soane worked on this as a 15 year old apprentice. In 1900 it was sold to Ealing Council and used as the public library until 1984, then as a museum. The grounds became the public Walpole Park. From 2011 there was a major restoration of the park and manor; the library extension on the site of the kitchen was replaced by a gallery.
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TQ1780, 274 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Ealing 
Building Type (from Tags)
Art Gallery 
Architect (from Tags)
John Soane 
Former (from Tags)
Country House 
Primary Subject of Photo
Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1757 8047 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.6561N 0:18.4320W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1759 8050
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Art Gallery  Manor House 

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