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  Somerset East Accommodation Somerset House Guest House and B&B
Somerset House was built as a school in the Colonial style in 1905 in Paulet Street which was the first street to be built in Somerset East in South Africa's Eastern Cape.
Somerset House to-day is a guest house, both spacious and elegant.
Situated in the quietest part of a quiet town and backing on to the Bosberg, the ambience of Somerset House is tranquil, scenic and restful.
www.somerset-house.co.za   (234 words)

  
 Victorian London - Buildings, Monuments and Museums - Somerset House
Somerset House - Somerset House was formerly palace of the Protector Somerset, whose residence fell to the crown upon his execution; subsequently to that period it was the occasional residence of Queen Elizabeth.
Somerset House, Strand is the one memento left of the long succession of palaces which formerly lined the Middlesex bank of the Thames between London and Westminster.
The principal fa├žade of Somerset House, overlooking the Victoria Embankment, is nearly 800 feet long, and rises from a terrace 50 feet high, almost hidden by the trees which line this magnificent thoroughfare.
www.victorianlondon.org /buildings/somersethouse.htm   (1050 words)

  
 Somerset County Council
Houses close to the line of any developments, therefore, are likely to be shown and their owners and occupiers named in books of reference.
Such houses can prove something of a disappointment to those trying to trace their history; initial expectations are high, in view of the generally unbroken continuity of ownership by the church.
Houses which formed part of the endowment of a charity may be referred to in classification section 17 in any catalogue of parish records deposited and will certainly be described in the Reports of the Charity Commissioners 1819-1837 (copy in office library).
www.somerset.gov.uk /archives/guides/house.htm   (11338 words)

  
 Elsewhere: London: Somerset House , home of the great Courtauld Gallery, opens its courtyard and the Gilbert Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
By the 1770s, old Somerset House had begun to fall apart, and in 1774 the Board of Works reported that large parts of the palace were in a state of collapse.
The new Somerset House would be given the same treatment as the other prestigious "offices," and was built primarily as accommodation for the navy office and the various support services it provided for seamen and their families – hence names like "Sick and Hurt Office," "Victualling Office," "Seamen’s Waiting Hall" and so on.
Before bidding farewell to Somerset House there is the pleasure of a quiet cup of tea on the River Terrace, while the Thames floats quietly by and sculpted clouds pass overhead, and images of arts great glories and mankind’s finest workmanship dance in the minds eye.
www.thecityreview.com /somerset.html   (6256 words)

  
 Somerset House Guest House and B&B
Somerset House has been the subject of a number of articles in various publications.
Somerset House is a must-visit BandB in the Eastern Cape town of Somerset East.
Among them is a museum housed in an old Georgian parsonage, which opens onto a Victorian herb garden and the Walter Battiss Art Gallery, dedicated to one of our most significant artists, a son of Somerset East.
www.somerset-house.co.za /articles.htm   (1779 words)

  
 Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren Vicinage
The history of county court houses often reflects the development of the county they are in -- so it is with the Somerset County Court House.
When it was created in 1688, the County of Somerset was subject to the "...jurisdiction of the County of Middlesex." Somerset at this time was only beginning to emerge as a truly separate entity.
He was keenly aware of the fact that the court house would not be an isolated building; that it would act as a unifying factor not only of the green but the surrounding area.
www.judiciary.state.nj.us /somerset/somhist.htm   (1223 words)

  
 Somerset House- london
Somerset House was designed by Sir William Chambers and built between 1776-1801 to house government departments and especially those occupied by the Navy.
Somerset House originally fronted onto the Thames until marooned by the building of the Victoria Embankment.
It is housed within the vaulted roofed interior of what was formerly the Barge House of Somerset House and a better location is difficult to imagine.
www.coventgardenlife.com /sightseeing/reviews/somerset.htm   (1170 words)

  
 Historic London: Old Somerset House
Stow described it, in 1603, as "a large and beautiful house, but yet unfinished." The Protector did not inhabit the palace, for he was imprisoned in the Tower in 1549 and beheaded in 1552.
In the passage leading from east to west, under the quadrangle of the present Somerset House, are five tombstones of the Queen's attendants.
In 1775, Parliament settled Buckingham House upon Queen Charlotte, in which she then resided, in lieu of Somerset House, which was given up to be demolished.
www.britannia.com /history/londonhistory/oldsomhs.html   (835 words)

  
 Company
Somerset Design Group is a Division of Somerset Fine Art, the popular name of Somerset House Publishing, Inc. Somerset House is one of the leading fine art publishers in America, with a track record of over 38 years of successful service to this industry.
SDG Technologies was initially formed to provide website technology to Somerset House Dealers, and later we were compelled to expand our scope of services to other industries, businesses, and professional practices, both large and small.
Somerset Design Group has expanded and diversified, taking on clients in a variety of industries (wholesalers, manufacturers, retail establishments, artists, jewelers, automotive suppliers, etc.).
www.somersetdesigngroup.com /t-company.aspx   (361 words)

  
 Somerset House Residential Care Home for the Elderly
Somerset House is a residential care home for the elderly in Yatton, Somerset.
We care for elderly people who are no longer able to cope in their own homes and aim to provide a warm and homely atmosphere with quality care by well trained and experienced staff.
The house is within easy reach of the many village amenities including shops, library, banks, churches, doctors surgery etc. Yatton is also well served by both buses and trains and is only a 10-minute drive from the M5 interchange at Clevedon.
www.somerset-house-residential-home.co.uk /index.html   (145 words)

  
 Somerset House Farm Bed & Breakfast, Coast to Coast Walk.
Somerset House Farm Bed and Breakfast, Coast to Coast Walk.
Somerset House Farm is situated on the outskirts of the village of Ingleby Arncliffe with fantastic views towards the Cleveland Hills.
We are set in our own substantial landscaped grounds, with the large fish pond as the focal point, the deck to the side of the pond is a perfect place to sit and relax after a long days walking.
www.somersethousefarm.co.uk   (244 words)

  
 UK Birth,Marriage and Death Certificates
Somerset House (sometimes misspelled as Somerset House, Sommerset House, Sumerset House and Summerset House) is located on the Strand in central London.
These records and registers remained at Somerset House for nearly 150 years until 1970, when the General Register Office were moved from Somerset House to St Catherine's House (also often misspelled as St Catherine House, St Katherine House and St Katherine's House).
Somerset House is now a visual arts centre, and is currently home to the Courtauld Gallery, The Gilbert Collection and the Hermitage Rooms.
www.bmd-certificates.co.uk /articles/somerset-house.html   (452 words)

  
 Somerset House, Strand - London - UK Attraction
The current Somerset House building is the second building to be built on the Strand site, with the original Tudor Palace of 1547 being demolished in 1775.
The building was designed to house such societies as the Royal Academy of Arts and the Royal Society.
It is now used predominantly to house a variety of art collections, including the Hermitage Rooms, the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Gilbert Collection.
www.ukattraction.com /london/somerset-house.htm   (196 words)

  
 The Somerset House
After the stop sign Somerset House is the sixth house on the right.
It is a gray double veranda house with full length verandas on the first and second floors.
After the stop sign Somerset House is the ninth (9th) house on the LEFT.
www.somersethousetalladega.com /map.htm   (334 words)

  
 The Somerset House
Somerset House in Talladega, Alabama, is located just a few blocks from one of Alabama’s most historic town squares.
Built in 1905 this beautiful colonial double veranda house is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Today, Somerset House continues the tradition of fine southern hospitality with its four elegant and comfortable guest rooms with large private bath, and full gourmet breakfast.
www.somersethousetalladega.com   (287 words)

  
 Goldings Somerset House
He has done so much for the House in many ways as well as for the Cadets, and we were very sorry to lose the other boys who have left.
The House should be able to hold their own against the tough opposition from Aberdeen and Cairns in the inter-House Boxing Competition.
We welcome them to Somerset and hope they will play their part in the School and sporting life of the House.
www.goldonian.org /house/Somerset_55_60.htm   (690 words)

  
 BBC - London - In Pictures - Somerset House Ice Rink
Somerset House ice rink has become an icon for winter London whether you're an able skater or an absolute beginner.
One of the capital's grandest buildings, Somerset House is a testament to Britain's naval might in the 18th and 19th centuries.
I went to somerset house a number of years ago (maybe the first or second year it opened) and the experience was fantastic - although its now grown into nothing more than a money making scheme.
www.bbc.co.uk /london/content/articles/2005/11/16/somerset_house.shtml   (1153 words)

  
 Somerset Borough - Historical District
The elegant and permanent form of the Somerset County Courthouse illustrates the vision of the architect and the craftsmanship of the builder.
This brick farm house was built by Joseph Imhoff, former sheriff, on land purchased from the Peter Ankeny family.
Representing a long history as an educational facility, this structure was enlarged in 1897 to house Somerset's high school.
www.somersetborough.com /histdist.htm   (918 words)

  
 Somerset House - Support Us
Somerset House - Support Us Support Us In the ten years since it was established, Somerset House Trust has driven a dynamic programme of transformation by conserving and developing Somerset House and the open spaces around it.
We receive no statutory funding, relying instead on the generosity of trusts and foundations, corporate partnerships and individuals to support our work, not only with conservation and restoration, but also with education, family activities, public programming, research and interpretation.
With so much achieved, and so much more to do, there has never been a better time to be involved with Somerset House.
www.somersethouse.org.uk /support_us   (169 words)

  
 SOMERSET HOUSE LONDON Reborn by Raichel Le Goff
Somerset House will also provide London's innercity workers and tourists with a much needed open air venue in Summer to relax and enjoy respite from the hellish traffic of the Strand.
Previously the courtyard was clogged with cars and access to all other parts of Somerset House including the riverfront block were banned to students.
The Institute is considered to be the most important centre of learning for the specialized subject of the History of Art and the Galleries house some of the world's best loved French impressionist and post impressionist paintings.
epublishingcorp.com /articlesRaichel/Museums/somersethouse.htm   (551 words)

  
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London's original and most beautiful open-air ice rink returns to Somerset House right in the heart of central London.
Somerset House ice rink has become London's winter icon – whether you're an able skater or an absolute beginner it's the essential winter experience.
Daytime is delightful as you skate in the spectacular setting of Somerset House's 18th century courtyard.
www.somersethouseicerink.org.uk /skate/default.asp   (96 words)

  
 Somerset House - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Somerset House - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Somerset House, Georgian building situated on the Strand, London, on the site of the original 16th-century Somerset House.
Somerset County Cricket Club, cricket club formed in 1875, whose home ground and headquarters have been at the County Ground, Taunton, since 1882....
uk.encarta.msn.com /Somerset_House.html   (118 words)

  
 Somerset House Bed and Breakfast, elegant large rooms in historic B&B.
Somerset House Bed and Breakfast, elegant large rooms in historic BandB.
Somerset House is an elegant and gracious Bed and Breakfast on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Located in the quaint and historic town of Princess Anne, it is the perfect location for a relaxing and rejuvenating Delmarva getaway.
www.somersethousemd.com   (246 words)

  
 Somerset House
Somerset House stands between the Strand and the Thames Embankment near Waterloo Bridge.
Somerset House doubled for the exterior of the Ministry of Defence in the James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies'.
Waterloo Pier on the river in front of the House was where the Cigar Girls boat smashed into a pier in the boat chase for 'The World Is Not Enough'.
www.bondpix.com /Somerset_House.htm   (165 words)

  
 Sound Generator - Kasabian - Somerset House, London
The 'there'd be no Kasabian without Oasis' discussion point seems a pointless one tonight as London's marvellous Somerset House venue basks in glorious colour and darkness - with the stage set for one of the country's most determined live acts.
In the main, it led fans up the garden path, away from their early, Stone Roses-inspired psychedelica and into a house of reason, but tonight, the middle-class surroundings of Somerset House do little to detract from the band's working class smash-and-grab routine.
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www.soundgenerator.com /news   (321 words)

  
 Guest house Accommodation in Grange over Sands, Cumbria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Guest House accommodation in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, a pleasant and peaceful seaside resort, on the edge of the Lake District.
Somerset House is ideal for a relaxing break at any time of the year.
Copyright © 2006 Somerset House, Kents Bank Road, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria.
www.somersethouse-cumbria.co.uk   (93 words)

  
 Somerset House Bed and Breakfast - Talladega, Alabama - BBOnline.com / Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Today, Somerset House continues the tradition of fine southern hospitality with its four elegant and comfortable guest rooms with large private bath, and full breakfast.
Somerset House Bed and Breakfast is a member of the following associations:
Your usage of the site further indicates your agreement to be subject to and bound by the jurisdiction and laws of the State of California.
www.bbonline.com /al/somerset/index.html   (520 words)

  
 Somerset Luxury Hotels Cottages Restaurants Places To Stay, Bed & Breakfast, Self Catering,Things To Do
Homewood Park is a very gracious country house hotel near Bath and one of the loveliest country house hotels in the West Country.
An elegant Regency country house, cradled by both the Quantocks and the Blackdown Hills, the Mount Somerset is the 'Most Excellent Country Hotel' in the U.K, noted for it...
Bowlish House is the ideal place to get away from it all with friends and family.
www.somersetsfinest.co.uk /default.asp   (408 words)

  
 Architecture of Somerset House - London, England
Today it is primarily given over to the arts, housing a remarkable art collection in several galleries.
It also had to house the Royal Academy of Arts, the Royal Society, the Society of Antiquaries, and most important -- the Naval Board.
The Navy's influence was particularly important in locating Somerset House on the banks of the Thames.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /UK/England/London/SomersetHouse.html   (284 words)

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