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Royal Residences: A brief history of Sandringham House

There are only a handful of Christmases that The Queen has not celebrated at Sandringham, 2020 being amongst them. Learn more about the main house on Her Majesty’s estate in Norfolk. Where is it located? Sandringham House is located in the Parish of Sandringham in Norfolk in the East of England. The Grade II property is set in 20,000 acres in the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Kensington Palace

Where is it located? Kensington Palace is still the capital city residence of many British royals to this day. The site is located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. When was it built and when was it used as a royal residence? Before it was transformed into a grand royal residence, Kensington Palace was originally a two storey Jacobean mansion which had…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Frogmore Cottage

Frogmore Cottage has been the subject of a lot of speculation recently, find out more about the UK home of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Where is it located? Frogmore Cottage is located on the Frogmore Estate in Home Park, Windsor, England. The Grade II listed property is part of the Crown Estate, meaning it is on the Monarch’s public estate. When was it built and when was it used as…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Gatcombe Park

Where is it located? Gatcombe Park is located in between the villages of Minchinhampton and Avening in Gloucestershire, South West England. Highgrove House, another royal residence, is located six miles away near Tetbury. When was it built and when was it used as a royal residence? The Grade II listed building was built in the late 18thcentury following the designs by George Basevi.
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