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  Royal Pavilion Brighton East Sussex
The Royal Pavilion, the seaside residence of George IV, is one of the most exotically beautiful buildings in the British Isles.
John Nash was engaged to transform and extend the Royal Pavilion in 1815.
However, it in the latter half of the 20th century the Pavilion was gradually restored to its former glory.
www.touruk.co.uk /houses/houseesuss_royal.htm   (1094 words)

  
 Royal Properties - Projects
Royal Properties has experienced rapid growth in both the revenues and number of units without a significant increase in its expense ratios.
It is unusual for Royal Properties to deviate from this leasing strategy, and, as a result, the company’s portfolio maintains very high occupancy rates and does not experience seasonality.
Royal Properties’ development pipeline currently consists of two projects in which the company has selected the site and controls the development land.
www.royalproperties.com /projects   (398 words)

  
 Sukuma Chiefs and The Royal Pavilion
The royal ministers rarely indicated who would succeed the current ruler until his death and so the new chief was not groomed for the position and dependent on the ministers for his training.
It also was a way to neutralize the power of the royal ministers against colonial policies and increase that of the chief who was biased by his new education and possibly pleased to gain power at the expense of the royal ministers.
Throughout these periods of extreme transformation and diversity many royal families did not relinquish their royal regalia even though the political conditions forced the objects literally underground where many, unfortunately, were destroyed by nature and the environment.
philip.greenspun.com /sukuma/royal   (2407 words)

  
 The Ultimate Royal Pavilion - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Royal Pavilion is a splendid palace built in Brighton, East Sussex in the 19th Century as a seaside retreat for the then Prince Regent.
The Prince Regent, who later became King George IV of the United Kingdom first visited Brighton in the year of 1783, due to his physician advising him that the sea water would be beneficial to his gout.
During the First World War the pavilion was used as a hospital for wounded servicemen.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Royal_Brighton_Pavilion   (229 words)

  
 Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006 - ROYAL FLORA HIGHLIGHTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Orchid Pavilion is being built on an area of 6,400 square metres to house a special exhibition of orchids, presented under the ‘Orchids of the World’ theme.
Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006 is preparing to welcome visitors from around the world to Chiang Mai and the neighboring provinces that were once part of the ancient northern Thai kingdom of ‘Lanna -- land of a million fields’.
A one-of-a-kind event, Royal Flora Ratchaphruek presents a wealth of opportunities for visitors to Thailand to experience the spell-binding natural and cultural splendor that represents the finest of ‘Lanna heritage’ that can still be found in Chiang Mai and further beyond in the Greater Lanna provinces.
www.royalfloraexpo.com /highlights/index.asp?print=true   (1159 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Pavilion is a former royal residence located in Brighton, England.
Being remote from the Royal Court in London, the Pavilion was also a discreet location for the Prince to enjoy liaisons with his first wife, Mrs Fitzherbert, his marriage to whom was illegal due to her Catholic religion.
The richly-decorated Banqueting Room at the Royal Pavilion, from John Nash's Views of the Royal Pavilion (1826).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Brighton_Pavilion   (416 words)

  
 The Royal Marine Pavilion, Brighton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Cobbett likened the Pavilion to a jumble of turnips and tulips.
Nash's Pavilion is important for two reasons; first, the extraordinary conception of the building itself, its decoration and adornment, as a summer palace by the sea; and, second, in Nash's use of structural ironwork.
Perhaps the turning point, curiously enough, was the use of the Pavilion, at the King's suggestion, as a hospital for Indian troops wounded on the western front during the first world war.
www.ihbc.org.uk /context_archive/75/brighton/pavilion.html   (1385 words)

  
 Royal Insight > February 2005 > Mailbox > Page 3
The Pavilion began to be used less and less during the reign of Queen Victoria.
In 1975, the Royal Pavilion suffered unexpected damage when a fire bomb was thrown into the music room.
A full programme of restoration of the Royal Pavilion began in 1982 and Brighton's people had to view their monument buried under scaffolding and protective sheeting for several years.
www.royal.gov.uk /OutPut/Page3723.asp   (826 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion- Brighton, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
Royal Pavilion: Hollihocks at the Royal Pavilion Brighton
The story about the Royal Pavilion is next: The Royal Pavilion began life as little more than a 'modest farmhouse' which George, Prince of Wales, rented when he first began visiting Brighton in 1783.
The Royal Pavilion in Brighton is a must-see.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/East_Sussex/Brighton-316340/Things_To_Do-Brighton-Royal_Pavilion-BR-1.html   (1214 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion Brighton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
From December 1914 to January 1916, wounded Indian troops serving with the British army were cared for at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.
Use of the Royal Pavilion and associated buildings was granted to the military authorities by the Brighton Corporation; its size and proximity to France made it an ideal site to help remedy the problem of an acute lack of suitable hospitals in the country.
The obvious influence of Indian culture on the architectural style of the Pavilion fostered the belief that this would be a suitable place of convalescence for Britain‘s fighting ‘sons of the East‘.
www.asht.info /65   (159 words)

  
 Fairmont Royal Pavilion - Barbados   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion has been described as "The Jewel in the Crown of Barbados" - an elegant retreat where you can golf exclusive courses, play tennis, snorkel, sail, water ski and revel in the sun.
Over at The Fairmont Glitter Bay, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion's sister hotel, the award-winning Piperade exudes a charming open-air ambience serving both international and Caribbean fare, plus a poolside café serving a buffet breakfast, salads, pizzas and other Mediterranean specialties for lunch.
Hidden away in a sun-drenched cove, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion is the perfect venue for an intimate meeting of the minds.
www.changes.com /resorts/fairmont-royal-pavilion   (1837 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion Brighton - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Royal Pavilion, Brighton, the residence of the Prince of Wales (later George IV) in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Chinoiserie, the use of Chinese motifs in European painting, architecture, and the decorative arts.
Among all the families in Britain, the royal family, never fully publicized but always gossiped about, was in a special position.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Royal_Pavilion_Brighton.html   (106 words)

  
 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > George IV
George IV was 48 when he became Regent in 1811, as a result of the illness of his father, George III.
After his father's long illness, George resumed royal visits; he visited Hanover in 1821 (it had not been visited by its ruler since the 1750s), and Ireland and Scotland over the next couple of years.
His concern for royal prerogative was sporadic; when the Prime Minister Lord Liverpool fell ill in 1827, George at one stage suggested that ministers should choose Liverpool's successor.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page114.asp   (290 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion, Barbados Description - Wimco
Located on the incomparable West Coast of Barbados, next to its famous sister resort of Glitter Bay, the luxurious Royal Pavilion hotel is one of the premier resorts of the world.
With a pale pink façade, the hotel has 72 luxurious oceanfront junior suites and a charming 3-bedroom villa, all overlooking a spectacular half-mile of white sand beach and the beautiful temperate Caribbean.
Royal Pavilion is home to one of the world's most exquisite restaurants, the Palm Terrace.
www.wimco.com /hotels/hoteldescription.asp?hotelkey=749   (252 words)

  
 Caribbean Travel Specialists - Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados
Fairmont Royal Pavilion - has been described as "The Jewel in the Crown of Barbados" - an elegant retreat where you can golf exclusive courses, play tennis, revel in the sun, enjoy a host of exhilarating water sports, or simply exult in a pampering massage at the Fitness Center.
An oasis of luxury and tranquility beneath gently swaying palm trees, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion blends old world grace and stunning scenery - a place where you can make memories that last a lifetime.
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion has 72 deluxe ocean-front rooms and a three-bedroom villa with balconies and patios.
www.caribeanisles.com /barbados/pavilion.htm   (190 words)

  
 The Royal Pavilion Brighton UK for visitors and learners of English
The Queen especially liked the Music Room of the Royal Pavilion and arrangements were made for Victoria, Albert and their young family to be accommodated on the same floor as her favourite room.
Brighton escaped the worst of the bombing and The Royal Pavilion was used as a hospital for the many injured soldiers who were lucky enough to return from the battle front.
After World War II, the Pavilion was in such disrepair that there was a proposal to demolish it, which was very narrowly defeated (the rumour I have heard is that the Royal Pavilion was saved by one Council vote!).
www.btinternet.com /~ted.power/rp0604.html   (1714 words)

  
 The Hindu : The royal pavilion
A brief survey of the royal apartment leaves nothing to the imagination for royal comfort and luxury.
Highlighting the richness of the interiors are the double doors in wood on which are carved designs of dragons and serpents in carmine red bordered with gold and marble based columns and topped with crown-like ornaments on which sit "kyins" (Chinese mythological creatures) carved in wood and richly painted.
We leave the pavilion with its pageantry and devastating beauty, what was merely a façade, clothing the ugliness beneath, and where the illusion fades and reality remains.
www.hindu.com /mag/2004/05/02/stories/2004050200590700.htm   (1906 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion, Architecture
The Royal Pavilion grew over 35 years from a simple farmhouse to a spectacular palace.
The Marine Pavilion from Views of the Royal Pavilion, by John Nash, 1826
From 1815-1823 John Nash used new technology to transform the Pavilion into the Indian style building that exists today.
www.royalpavilion.org.uk /palace/architecture.asp   (141 words)

  
 The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel
Barbados Resort, The Royal Pavilion resort's old world grace and stunning scenery cast a spell over every visitor to this Barbados resort.
A magical oasis of luxury where the sand is white and pink, the sea and sky cornflower blue, the people warm and friendly, and the hospitality fit for sophisticated travelers.
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion has been described as 'The Jewel in the Crown of Barbados' - an elegant retreat with unrivalled beach presence, and the feeling of a large estate home from days gone by.
www.fairmont.com /royalpavilion   (283 words)

  
 Flora exhibition in full bloom today
Apart from one area in the Organisation Garden Zone, the whole 470 rai of the Royal Flora 2006 Ratchaphruek was ready to welcome honorary guests from 54 countries at the opening ceremony.
The Royal Pavilion constructed in the Lanna architectural style marks the "heart" of the exhibition.
A representative of Laos said his wooden pavilion built in traditional Luang Prabang style and costing US$300,000 (Bt11.4 million) invites all visitors who might be exhausted by the strong sunshine to rest inside.
www.nationmultimedia.com /2006/11/01/headlines/headlines_30017711.php   (724 words)

  
 The Fairmont Royal Pavilion - Luxury Barbados Hotels at Luxedo.com
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion, on the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea is a place of enchantment.
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion has 72 deluxe oceanfront rooms and a three-bedroom villa with balconies and patios.
Over at The Fairmont Glitter Bay, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion's sister hotel, the award-winning Piperade exudes a charming open-air ambience serving both international and Caribbean fare, plus a poolside cafe serving a buffet breakfast, salads, pizzas and other Mediterranean specialties for lunch.
www.luxedo.com /hotel.asp?hotelcode=FABGIRPV   (515 words)

  
 The Royal Pavilion, Brighton on AboutBritain.com
Browse in the Pavilion Shop among the fine collection of books, prints, ceramics and gifts from exquisite jewellery to reproductions of the Pavilion's own wallpapers and fabrics.
The Pavilion offers many services to enhance your visit including guided tours, provision for disabled visitors and education facilities.
The Royal Albion Hotel is a Regency Style Hotel, built in 1826 offering a warm and friendly environment directly opposite Brighton Pier.
www.aboutbritain.com /TheRoyalPavilion.htm   (594 words)

  
 History
The Chinese Pavilion is a small pleasure palace in the grounds of Drottningholm.
The first pavilion, a prefabricated building, was erected here in 1753 as a birthday present to Queen Lovisa Ulrika.
The Chinese Pavilion combines the European Rococo with exotic illusions to China.
www.royalcourt.se /theroyalpalaces/thechinesepavilion/thepavilion/history.4.19fe5e61065eb9aeea80007037.html   (256 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion Brighton - Find, Compare, and Buy at Shopping.com
The East Front, from "Views of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton" by John...
The Royal Pavilion, Brighton, Built by John Nash by English School...
The Banqueting Room at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, 1826 by John...
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 The Fairmont Royal Pavilion - Barbados (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Located beachfront on a 30-acre estate in the parish of St. James, the resort is set on the incomparable west coast of Barbados, overlooking the Caribbean.
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion has been described as "The Jewel in the Crown of Barbados" and this world premier couples-oriented resort is absolutely beautiful.
Sir Edward Cunard of the famed Cunard shipping line spearheaded the construction to complement his private estate which is now The Fairmont Glitter Bay, Royal Pavilion's sister hotel.
fairmont-royal-pavilion-barbados.visit-barbados.com.cob-web.org:8888   (335 words)

  
 The Pavilion
From a European perspective Gustav III's Pavilion at Haga Park is one of the finest examples of a palace building from the late 1700s.
Architect Olof Tempelman drew up the plans for the pavilion in 1787 and the interior design was carried out by Louis Masreliez.
Therefore the state room in the pavilions parade suite was decorated in Pompeian style, which with its richness of detail was a strong contrast to the more traditional fastidious interiors of the period.
www.royalcourt.se /theroyalpalaces/gustaviiispavilion/thepavilion.4.19fe5e61065eb9aeea80003962.html   (200 words)

  
 Temperance and Alcohol at The ROYAL PAVILION
A portrait of King George IV on one side and inscription ‘To the memory of his late majesty….’ with dates on the reverse.
The side has the royal coat of arms and inscribed ‘With the compliments of "King George IV" Old Scotch Whisky'.
The base has the Royal Doulton mark and the impressed number 8141.
pages.theroyalpavilion.com /5103/InventoryPage/1869113/1.html   (466 words)

  
 Royal Pavilion - Sightseeing National Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Royal Pavilion : THE JEWEL IN BRIGHTON'S CROWN
Well, for a start I needed a refresher, it is just over a year since I last visited the Royal Pavilion, on that occasion with my (then) 10 year old sister in law and a Polish friend of my wife's.
Naturally one of the first had been an exterior shot of the Royal...
www.dooyoo.co.uk /sightseeing-national/royal-pavilion   (256 words)

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