Bagshot Park

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Bagshot Park is a royal residence located near Bagshot, a village south west of Windsor and approximately north east of Guildford (Grid reference: ). It is the current home of The Earl and Countess of Wessex. Bagshot Park is on Bagshot Heath, a fifty square-mile tract of formerly open land in Surrey and Berkshire. It is only a few miles from Sunninghill Park, the former residence of the Duke and Duchess of York, and is the current official residence of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and his wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Prince Edward renovated Bagshot Park as a residence for himself and as a base for his film production company, Ardent Productions, until he closed the business. The estate is farmed.

History

The original Bagshot Lodge (not the present Lodge, visible on the public road at the entrance to the drive) was built between 1631 and 1633History of the King's works IV. as one of a series of small lodges designed for King Charles I by Inigo Jones. It was remodelled between 1766 and 1772 according to designs of James Paine for George Keppel, the 3rd Earl of Albemarle, and altered in 1798 by Sir John SoaneDorothy Stroud, 1984, Sir John Soane, Architect. for the Duke of Clarence (later King William IV), who lived there until 1816.

Bagshot Park was subsequently used by Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester, nephew of King George III. The Duke added pieces...
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