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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 Highgrove House

Where is it located? Highgrove House is situated southwest of Tetbury in Gloucestershire, England. The house is located just six miles away from Gatcombe Park which is another royal residence located between the villages of Minchinhampton and Avening. When was it built and when was it used as a royal residence? The original Highgrove House was built between 1796 and 1798 and designed by…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Buckingham Palace

Learn more about Buckingham Palace, Her Majesty’s London residence, below: Where is it located? Buckingham Palace is located on The Mall in London. As it is the official and administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom, it is widely felt to be the point of convergence for the British people in times of national celebration and sadness. When was it built and used…
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