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I wonder what the earlier supporters of Rugby Union who attended Twickenham when the pitch was first purchased in 1907, would think of the hallowed place it has become today. Twickenham is celebrated as a mecca for all supporters of the great game, it the setting for all the great international matches and fans attend from all over Europe and beyond. Apart from the Rugby ground, the other great asset of Twickenham is it's assembly of fine properties from several periods. In Syon Row and Montpelier there are attractive Georgian houses and at the end of Montpelier is South End House, where the great poet Walter de la Mere died in 1956.
The parish church of St.Mary dates from 1713 and was designed by John James. This fascinating church houses many treasures including several interesting monuments, and the grave of Alexander Pope. All Hallows church was built in 1940 and incorporates relics from the demolished City church of 1694, these include intricate woodcarvings, an organ dating 1708 and a board bearing the Royal Arms. An orignal Tower designed by Wren is also incorporated in the church, it was moved to Twickenham from London. Horace Walpole (1717-1797) writer and MP, 4th son of Sir Robert Walpole settled here in 1747 when he purchased Strawberry Hill. He enlarged and extended his home so much until what had been an enchanting little cottage had become almost a Gothic castle. Here, Horace Walpole set up a printing press and his house became a fashionable centre for learning. Other fine properties include 18th-century Marble Hill and the attractive 17th-century York House.
Nearby attractions close to Twickenham; the NT property Ham House, Queen Charlottes cottage and Osterly Park, also owned by the NT. Twickenham is a lively cosmopolitan town that offers visitors a wide cultural experience. There is a vast selection of quality inns, restaurants and pubs, several galleries, shops and specialist antique shops are to be found both in, and around the town.
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The Alexander Pope Hotel
Twickenham, Greater London, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
A few minutes south of Twickenham High Street, The Alexander Pope Hotel is a modern, fully air-conditioned hotel with a traditional pub, overlooking the River Thames....
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Vive Unique Flat Richmond Road Twickenham
Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England (0.9 miles, 1.5 km)
Set 3 km from Richmond Park and 1.4 km from Twickenham, Vive Unique Flat Richmond Road Twickenham offers accommodation in Richmond upon Thames. A dishwasher and an oven can be found in the kitchen. A...
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Premier Inn London Twickenham Stadium
Twickenham, Greater London, England (1.0 miles, 1.6 km)
Premier Inn Twickenham Stadium is just 1 mile from Twickenham Rugby Stadium and 5 miles from Heathrow Airport, close to Whitton Train Station. Some of the comfortable rooms at Premier Inn can accommo...
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Twickenham, Greater London, England (1.3 miles, 2.1 km, direction NE)
Set in Twickenham, this holiday home features a terrace. The holiday home is composed of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, equipped with a bath and a shower. A dishwasher, an oven and a microwave can be fo...
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The Park Hotel
Twickenham, Greater London, England (1.3 miles, 2.1 km, direction S)
In the heart of Teddington, The Park Hotel is only metres from the mainline rail station, High Street and Bushy Park. The Park Hotel has large double bedrooms with superb bathrooms....
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|Strawberry Hill Station||(0.4 miles, 0.7 km)|
|Twickenham Station||(0.5 miles, 0.8 km)|
|Richmond Tube Station||(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction NE)|
|Hounslow East Tube Station||(2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction NW)|
|M4 Junction 2||(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction N)|
|M4 Junction 1||(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction NE)|
|London Heathrow Airport||(5.4 miles, 8.6 km, direction W)|
|Twickenham to London||(10.0 miles, 16.2 km, direction NE)|
|London City Airport||(17.5 miles, 28.2 km, direction E)||
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