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 Encyclopedia: Christchurch Mansion
Christchurch Mansion is a stately home in the centre of Ipswich, England.
A stately home is, strictly speaking, one of about 500 large properties built in England between the mid-16th century and the early part of the 20th century, as well as converted abbeys and other church property (after the Dissolution of the Monasteries).
The mansion itself houses a collection of pottery and glass, a contemporary art gallery and a collection of paintings by artists including John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Christchurch-Mansion   (294 words)

  
 Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk
Christchurch Mansion is a red brick Tudor house set amid lovely parkland close to the centre of Ipswich.
Christchurch holds large collections of art by well-known Suffolk painters such as Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable, as well as lesser known artists such as John Moore, Thomas Churchyard, and Alfred Munnings.
Christchurch Park has been open to the public since the 18th century for a variety of events, and is now a popular place for public events such as concerts, art fairs, and the like.
www.britainexpress.com /counties/suffolk/Christchurch_Mansion.htm   (434 words)

  
 Mansion
Mansion House The Mansion House is the name applied to the official residences of the Lords Mayor of Dublin and London.
Mansion House, London The front of the Mansion House The Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of th...
Oldway Mansion Oldway Mansion is a large house and gardens in Palace of Versailles by Isaac Singer's son Paris.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/mansion.html   (294 words)

  
 Christchurch (UK) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Christchurch (UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
North of Holy Trinity are the ruins of a Norman castle, built in Henry I's reign.
Christchurch is noted for salmon fishing and sailing.
The priory of Christchurch is mentioned in Saxon documents as Twynham.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Christchurch+(UK)   (257 words)

  
 Christchurch Mansion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Christchurch Mansion is a fine Tudor building set in an ancient park close to the centre of Ipswich.
The magnificent fireplace arch in the kitchen, and the Latin inscriptions inside and outside the house have all survived from the Tudor period.
Few of the object at Christchurch Mansion are original to the house.
homepage.ntlworld.com /mick_moore/christchurch_mansion.htm   (174 words)

  
 Christchurch Mansion and Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Christchurch Mansion is a fine Tudor building set in an ancient and beautiful park close to the centre of Ipswich.
Christchurch Mansion holds a wide collection of oil paintings, water-colours, drawings and prints by Suffolk artists from the 17th century to the present day and includes the most important works outside London of Suffolk-born artists Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable.
Christchurch Park was opened to the public, free of charge, in 1895, but it had been enjoyed by Ipswich people since at least 1724.
www.onesuffolk.co.uk /Services/ipChristchurch+Mansion+and+Park.htm   (695 words)

  
 Christchurch --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
A town and district on England's south coast, Christchurch is 30 miles (48 kilometers) west of Portsmouth, at the confluence of the Avon and Stour rivers.
Largely residential in character, the modern town of Christchurch is also a seaside resort with a small harbor.
Christchurch was founded by the Canterbury Association, which was formed in 1848 largely through the efforts of John Robert Godley and which planned to...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article?tocId=9319618   (813 words)

  
 Virtual tour of ChristChurch Mansion - Ipswich
Christchurch Mansion is a 16th century Manor house set in a historic 100 acre park close to the centre of Ipswich.
Christchurch Mansion today is home to an art gallery dedicated to the work of Suffolk artists.
To navigate the virtual tour of the exterior of Christchurch Mansion just hover over the image - click anywhere in the image and drag your mouse in the direction you want to go.
www.theitbridge.com /virtual/Christchurch/christchurchtour.htm   (136 words)

  
 Christchurch
Christchurch Alternative meanings at Christchurch (disambiguation) Christchurch is a New Zealand.
Christchurch (disambiguation) Town and borough of Christchurch, England City of Christchurch, New Zealand City in USA Se...
Christchurch College of Education The Christchurch College of Education is one of four standalone New Zealand.
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 Holly Lea : 123 Fendalton Road - Christchurch City Libraries
This run was not broken up until 1899, at which time Allan McLean moved to Christchurch to Manchester Street where he planned a 40-room house to be called "Holly Lea", holly being the badge plant of the McLean clan and also a symbol of domestic harmony.
He wanted his mansion to be used as his will says "as a home for women of refinement and education in reduced or straitened circumstances".
McLean’s former housekeeper was entitled to occupy the McLean mansion for her lifetime.
library.christchurch.org.nz /Heritage/LocalHistory/Fendalton/hollylea.asp   (992 words)

  
 Christchurch Mansion - Suffolk UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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In the heart of Ipswich lies Christchurch Park, and in the grounds of the park stands Christchurch Mansion.
The house is also the home of the Wolsey art gallery, it holds the most important collection outside London, of paintings by John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough.
www.g2i.co.uk /files/230.shtml   (144 words)

  
 Christchurch (New Zealand) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Christchurch (New Zealand)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Christchurch was founded in 1850, and is home to the University of Canterbury (1873) and Lincoln University (1990).
The city's port is a bay in the sheltered Lyttelton Harbour on the north shore of the Banks Peninsula.
Land has been reclaimed for service facilities, and rail and road tunnels (1867 and 1964 respectively) link Christchurch with Lyttelton.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Christchurch+(New+Zealand)   (240 words)

  
 Christchurch - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Christchurch teenager Genesis White was four weeks' pregnant when the accident killed the driver, her best friend Rochelle Chapman, also 17, and left Genesis...
Christchurch Hospital is struggling to contain an outbreak of Norovirus in two of its wards.
Christchurch International Airport is examining the feasibility of upgrading its facilities to accommodate the new Airbus A380 super-jumbo.
news.daylightonline.com /2005/Christchurch.html   (2567 words)

  
 Christchurch Mansion Ipswich England UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Christchurch Mansion Ipswich England UK Christchurch Mansion Ipswich UK, tourist attraction in Ipswich, Suffolk, UK Europe > UK > England > Suffolk > Ipswich > Christchurch Mansion
A fine Tudor mansion built between 1548 and 1550 with later additions.
We may have accomodation in Ipswich, but where none is available we include the nearest to the Christchurch Mansion.
www.where-can-i-find.com /UK_Attractions/Attractions/Christchurch_Mansion.htm   (451 words)

  
 Christchurch Bed & Breakfast for sale Christchurch New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Hambledon, built in 1856, is a gracious historic mansion that caters for a burgeoning tourist market that adores Victorian hospitality as much as Victorian Architecture and interior design.
Sixteen bedrooms are peacefully spread throughout Hambledon Mansion and the stables.
Six vehicles are secure in the stables where horses once slept and parking for a further eight vehicles is available amongst the buxus and the roses of the tranquil garden hidden behind the old brick walls.
www.cottagestays.co.nz /bed&breakfast/christchurch_bed_&_breakfast_for_sale_Christchurch_New_Zealand.htm   (175 words)

  
 Bed and Breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Worcester of Christchurch - Luxury accommodation in the heart of Christchurch.
Glenmore House Homestay - A colonial heritage mansion surrounded by gardens and situated on the Port Hills.
Christchurch Bed and Breakfast and Lodges - Selection of bed and breakfasts, inns, lodges, homestays cottages and apartments.
www.topiasearch.com /Regional/Oceania/NewZealand/Canterbury/Christchurch/TravelandTourism/Accommodation/BedandBreakfast   (726 words)

  
 Ipsart - Galleries - Wolsey Art Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Christchurch Mansion, an old house dating from Tudor times, is a museum run by Ipswich Borough Council.
As well as the extensive collection of pictures displayed in the rooms of the house (including work by Gainsborough and Constable), there are also two art galleries and a shop (a good place to find books on artists with a connection to the region).
Again, a part of Christchurch Mansion, this, as its name suggests, is a small upstairs room that has been converted into a gallery.
www.ipsart.org.uk /gallery/wolsey.htm   (308 words)

  
 Exciting new look for Christchurch Mansion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ipswich people and visitors alike will find a brighter Christchurch Mansion when one of the town's best-loved attractions re-opens for business in the spring, bringing a fresh experience for visitors.
The Mansion, set in one of the country's most beautiful parks, is closing on 21st February for essential up-grading, redecoration and better access.
We are investing in the Mansion to enhance its reputation both as a key visitor attraction and a cultural centre.
www.ip-city.com /2005/01/19/Exciting-new-look-for-Christchurch-Mansion.htm   (340 words)

  
 Some Hampshire breweries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Christchurch Breweries have a long and interesting history, and it is a pity that lack of accurate information makes it difficult to tell the whole story.
The Cooks must have been prominent citizens of Christchurch, for one of the Executors of Susannah Cook was George Rose, the famous Secretary of the Treasury who was a faithful friend of Pitt and the "Old George Rose" castigated by Cobbett.
The Mansion Brewery then passed to Henry Rowden who sold it in 1845 to Joseph and James King, they being already established as Brewers in Christchurch.The Kings were originally Brewers in Poole, Dorset, but had moved into Christchurch in 1832 when they purchased the brewery previously owned by the Mitchells.
www.hants.gov.uk /newforesthistory/breweries.htm   (653 words)

  
 The Manor : Christchurch Boutique Accommodation, Boutique Hotel Christchurch, Christchurch Boutique Accommodation, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Built in 1860 and beautifully maintained as a family home for much of its life, the Christchurch mansion that is now The Manor was restored and created into guest accommodation in 1981.
Add a touch of character to your conference at The Manor, which is close to Christchurch’s city centre and central business district.
This historic hotel offers a range of conference rooms to suit your requirements, whether you are holding a small boardroom meeting, a dinner meeting or a theatre style conference.
www.tourism.net.nz /new-zealand/accommodation/boutique/christchurch/the-manor   (787 words)

  
 Christchurch Mansion --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Individual mansions represented different locales in biblical stories and in scenes from the life of Christ as performed in churches.
A mansion consisted of a small booth containing a stage with corner posts supporting a canopy and decorated curtains and often a chair and props to be used by the actors in that scene.
The gray sandstone walls of the Executive Mansion were painted during construction.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9000676   (827 words)

  
 January 1 - Return to Christchurch
The Christchurch airport is the gateway for many Antarctic expeditions, in particular for the Scott Camp.
I called the Cora Wilding Hostel, which was in a quiet part of town, in an old mansion in a park.
The hostel was a beautiful old white mansion, with lovely grounds, and a large grassy yard in front, with flowers.
www.vic.com /new_zealand/journal/node28.html   (965 words)

  
 Evening Star - Lively, Loyal, Local   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
But today the revamped garden at the back of Christchurch Mansion is the secret behind a massive change in fortunes for a café with a difference.
Previously called The Mansion Café, Fonnereau's was the first phase of a two-year refurbishment programme at the mansion.
Profits from the café will be put back in to the mansion's upkeep and could lead to further improvements in the future.
www.eveningstar.co.uk /Content/news/story.asp?datetime=11+Aug+2005+22%3A17&tbrand=ESTOnline&tCategory=News&category=News&brand=ESTOnline&itemid=IPED10+Aug+2005+09%3A41%3A24%3A080   (400 words)

  
 Hengistbury Head, Dorset - Geology Field Guide
The sediments were deposited at the junction of estuarine or deltaic conditions to the west and a shallow marine gulf to the east.
The Christchurch Harbour side of the headland would have been very different with lower sea-level and this part of the harbour might have been narrower.
Holloway, of Christchurch, who has undertaken these works informs me that the occurrence of large masses containing iron in these cliffs appears to have been discovered in the reign of Charles II., during a survey of the adjoining harbour of Christchurch.
www.soton.ac.uk /~imw/hengist.htm   (4494 words)

  
 hotels near Mansion House - London Hotel Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Hôtels près de Christchurch Mansion - Nous disposons d'une large gamme d'hôtels à proximité de Christchurch Mansion, de l'hôtel...
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Mansion House guide with a list of nearby things to do, restaurants, bars and clubs and hotels.
www.thekensington.co.uk /hotels-near-Mansion-House.php   (594 words)

  
 Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich Hotels. Hotels near Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich - Accommodation UK
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 North Canterbury Accommodation on Homestays.net
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 Pictures of Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich hotels, ...
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This late 19th-century mansion is in mint condition, with high ceilings and glistening chandeliers, handsome antiques, and a fine art collection.
The Worcester of Christchurch, 15 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch, New Zealand
The Worcester of Christchurch Heritage B and B in a classic Victorian Style.
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