The Privy Garden

The Privy Garden (HM28EI)

Location: Molesey, England KT8 9AU Greater London
Country: United Kingdom
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N 51° 24.161', W 0° 20.199'

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The baroque Privy Garden you see today was originally completed by William III in 1702, then reconstructed by Historic Royal Palaces in 1995.
William III's baroque masterpiece
William III (r1689-1702) swept away the old Tudor Privy Garden to create a magnificent garden in the latest French style, adding Dutch and English features.
Highly formal garden like this were a symbol of man's control over nature. When William realised his new garden was too high to see the Thames, he ordered it dug up to give him a better view of the river!
Today this terrace is used once more in the summer to re-create displays of Queen Mary (r
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HM NumberHM28EI
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Date Added Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 685249 N 5697972
Decimal Degrees51.40268333, -0.33665000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 24.161', W 0° 20.199'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 24' 9.6600000000001" N, 0° 20' 11.94" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42 Hampton Ct Way, Molesey England KT8 9AU, GB
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