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  Buckingham Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the British monarch.
Originally known as Buckingham House, the building forming the core of today's palace was formerly a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 and acquired by King George III in 1762 as a private residence.
Buckingham House, as it was known, was eventually sold by Buckingham's descendant, Sir Charles Sheffield, in 1762 to King George III for £21,000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Buckingham_Palace   (6602 words)

 Buckingham Palace - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The palace, originally known as Buckingham House (and still nicknamed "Buck House" by the royal family), was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 and acquired by King George III in 1762 as a private residence.
Buckingham's house was eventually sold by his descendant, Sir Charles Sheffield, in 1762 to King George III.
Buckingham Palace is also the venue for the daily ceremony of the Changing of the Guard, a major tourist attraction (daily during the summer months; every other day during the winter).
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Buckingham_House   (6759 words)

 Carlton House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The house was first built at the beginning of the 18th century for Henry Boyle, Baron Carlton, and passed into royal ownership when it was purchased in 1732 by Frederick, Prince of Wales.
The location of the house was one of the main reasons for the creation of John Nash's ceremonial route from St James to Regent's Park via Regent Street, Portland Place and Park Square: Lower Regent Street and Waterloo Place formed the approach to its front entrance.
Carlton House was a spacious and opulent residence that would have been called a palace in most countries, but when the Prince Regent became King George IV in 1820 he deemed that his own residence, the official royal residence of St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carlton_House   (392 words)

 Buckingham Palace
Buckingham House soon took on the role of the Queen’s House and all but one of George and Charlotte’s 15 children were born there.
Originally, George’s intentions were to keep the Buckingham House as a residence for the Queen, but he was soon to fall victim to the temptations of his era that were mentioned before.
The north and south wings of the original Buckingham House were destroyed and rebuilt on a grander scale to match the new plans for the house.
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 Buckinghamshire Homes - houses and property for sale in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire.
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 Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos: Wotton House
The architect of Buckingham House was William Wynde or Talman with Wynde supervising construction.
The Marquis of Chandos (later the second Duke) moved into Wotton in 1819 but the house was destroyed by a fire in October 1820 and only the detached wings containing the stables and kitchen remained untouched.
Despite Temple's assertion that the house "burnt to the ground" the main walls survived, albeit cracked by the heat.
www.dukesofbuckingham.org /places/wotton/wotton.htm   (941 words)

 Buckingham House Bed & Breakfast, Stratford, Ontario
Buckingham House, a bed and breakfast in the heart of Stratford Ontario, is a short walk from downtown shops, services, restaurants.
The house, built in 1880, is Italianate in design: warm yellow brick, high windows and ceilings, overhanging eaves and decorative bracket trim.
Buckingham House is a member of the Stratford and Area Bed and Breakfast Association.
www.buckinghamhouse.ca /index.html   (151 words)

 Westminster: Buckingham Palace | British History Online
One of the ladies of the Court of the Princess of Wales thus mentions Buckingham House, in 1811:—"I was one of the happy few at H——'s ball, given in B——m House—a house I had been long anxious to see, as it is rendered classical by the pen of Pope and the pencil of Hogarth.
The "Board of Green Cloth," the head-quarters of which are at Buckingham Palace, comprises five of the chief officers of Her Majesty's Household—namely, the Lord Steward, the Treasurer, the Comptroller, the Master of the Household, and the Secretary.
It is at Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty usually holds her "Courts" and "Drawing-rooms." A court is held for the reception of the diplomatic and other official bodies, the general circle on the court list, and other persons having special invitations, the presentations being few in number.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=45183   (6782 words)

Buckingham House was built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1702.
Buckingham Palace is furnished and decorated with priceless works of art that form part of the Royal collection, one of the major art collections in the world today.
Buckingham Palace in London UK is one of the tourist attractions in the United Kingdom.
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/buckingham_palace.htm   (1207 words)

 Newfoundland Historic Trust - 1994 - Buckingham House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ambrose Buckingham, a superintendent with the mechanical department, and his wife, Georgina, were the first residents of the Buckingham Property.
They eventually bought the house in 1955 from Bowater Newfoundland Limited, who were the owners of the mill at the time.
The house has been restored to its original condition and is an excellent example of the Arts and Crafts Style.
www.historictrust.com /buckingham.shtml   (261 words)

 The Royal Residences > Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837.
It evolved from a town house that was owned from the beginning of the eighteenth century by the Dukes of Buckingham.
Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The Queen, areas of Buckingham Palace are opened to visitors on a regular basis.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page555.asp   (136 words)

 Buckingham Palace on AboutBritain.com
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the sovereign, and was first opened to the public in 1993.
The Duke's son sold the house in 1761 to George III, it was renamed “Queen's House” in 1774 as Queen Charlotte resided there.
The apartment, which is self-contained and on two floors, forms part of Pump House, a large house in the country village of Great Burstead in the county of Essex.
www.aboutbritain.com /BuckinghamPalace.htm   (1067 words)

 National Register Listings in Maryland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Description: The Buckingham House and Industrial School Complex is a group of 13 buildings and 8 sites that possess integrity of design and location.
The buildings which generally range in dates of construction from about the late 18th century to the early 20th century are primarily structures erected for use during the trade school period from the 1870s to the 1950s.
The Buckingham House and Industrial School Complex is archeologically significant because it has yielded seven sites of several prehistoric occupations from as early as 4000 B.C. through 1900 and is likely to yield further undisturbed features below the plowzone.
marylandhistoricaltrust.net /nr/NRDetail.asp?HDID=683&FROM=NRMapFR.html   (185 words)

Once you have checked the property prices in BUCKINGHAM you can navigate easily to other locations to find the areas with the highest or lowest property prices or largest hosue prices increase.
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 Buckingham House Bed & Breakfast in Mevagissey Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Buckingham House Bed and Breakfast in Mevagissey Cornwall
Buckingham House is your gateway to Eden and the Lost Gardens of Heligan!
Buckingham House - a charming Grade 2 listed guesthouse, centrally situated, renowned for its hospitality and with some fine sea views.
www.buckinghamhousemevagissey.co.uk   (65 words)

 Buckingham property to rent, room mates, Buckingham flat or house to share or rent - Free to view and advertise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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 Buckingham Ho. Ft. George
Fort George-Buckingham House Provincial Historic Site is located 13 kilometers southeast of the town of Elk Point, Alberta on Secondary Road 646 (about 90 kilometers northwest of the city of Lloydminster, Alberta).
Journals from both Buckingham House and Fort George have survived to the present day and the center devotes some space to them and their writers, specifically the HBC's William Tomison.
About 50 meters further along the trail is the site of Buckingham House, the Hudson Bay Company's establishment, which is marked by a Queen Anne Union Jack flying high.
www.northwestjournal.ca /bhfghsp.html   (1102 words)

 Buckingham Palace
Buckingham House was built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703.
George III purchased the house in 1762 and used it as one of the royal family's London homes.
George IV employed John Nash to build a new palace round the old house.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /LONbuckingham.htm   (155 words)

 Buckingham Guest House, Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay
Buckingham Guest House, Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay, Bed and Breakfast and Self-Catering Accommodation
A charming and tastefully restored Edwardian house with many Oregon pine features, Buckingham Guest House provides conveniently located accommodation on a bed and breakfast or self-catering basis in a quiet street in Mount Croix, Port Elizabeth.
The Guest House is close to Greenacres shopping centre and the shops of Westbourne Road, the Cape Road business district, hospitals, restaurants, cinemas and sporting facilities.
www.buckingham.co.za   (189 words)

 Reviews of Buckingham House.
Hotel is well situated however on checking in we were placed in a dark dingy room with no door.
We were told this wasn't a problem as the only people to use that part of the house was the propritor to make breakfasts and another couple who would be coming to join us for breakfast.
Went and stayed at the holiday in instead, maybe not quite the quaint feel but at least we felt secure and had some privacy.
www.information-britain.co.uk /reviews.php?place=41288   (190 words)

 Buckingham House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The house was built in 1815 by Daniel Duncan.
To save it from destruction, the house was moved to its present location in 1954.The Buckingham Meeting House is a fine Ohio example of Greek Revival architecture.
The first floor of this stately home is available for rent as a meeting room or banquet room for breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, weddings and receptions of all kinds.
www.lchsohio.org /buckingham_house.htm   (206 words)

 Buckingham Palace, York House, London, History
Buckingham House and York House were pulled down at the same time, and were rebuilding at the same time.
Near the completion of York Palace the Duke of York died; and near completion of Buckingham Palace, the king died.
York palace has been bought by the Marquis of Stafford; and Buckingham Palace, it is rumored, is to be given to the Duke of Northumberland, in consideration for Northumberland house, or it will be sold.
www.londonancestor.com /bells/1819-palace.htm   (94 words)

 Buckingham Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The shell of the original house and some of the floorplan was retained, but the house was made much bigger and the costs of the renovation reached £700,000.
On that occasion, nobody who saw it will ever forget the sea of flowers in front of the Palace's railings or the Queen bowing her head as the coffin passed.
The State Rooms in Buckingham Palace are open to visitors in the summer giving an opportunity to see the fabulous antiques and picture collection.
www.allinfoaboutlondon.com /index.php?page=51   (371 words)

 Buckingham house for sale Buckinghamshire, estate agent, sell my home
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 Buckingham House Palace, London, 1819, Local History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Was erected in 1703, on the site of what was originally called the Mulberry Gardens, by the learned and accomplished John Duke of Buckingham, who, after passing an active life, distinguished by bravery, retired from his labours to his mansion, and died in 1720, aged 75.
The celebrated Cartoons of Raphael were formerly placed in Buckingham House, and have since been removed to Hampton Court.
The late queen possessed this palace for her life.
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 Buckingham house prices - MK18 - OurProperty.co.uk
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 New Hall, Cambridge » Buckingham House
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The new Buckingham House was formally opened on 22nd September 2001.
We have also collected snapshots from a webcam that overlooked the construction site, which you can look at to get an idea of the progress made, over time, on rebuilding Buckingham House.
www.newhall.cam.ac.uk /grounds/buckinghamhouse   (153 words)

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