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Twickenham Rugby Ground
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About Twickenham

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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Six Bedroom House in Twickenham in Isleworth, Greater London, England

Six Bedroom House in Twickenham

Isleworth, Greater London, England (0.6 miles, 1.0 km)
Situated in Isleworth, this holiday home features a terrace. Guests benefit from terrace. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. Towels and bed linen are featured in this holiday home....
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Alexandra Place in Twickenham, Greater London, England

Alexandra Place

Twickenham, Greater London, England (1.3 miles, 2.1 km, direction NE)
Alexandra Place is a holiday home located in Twickenham, 2.1 km from Twickenham Stadium. Guests benefit from terrace and a barbecue. The kitchen has a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave and there is...
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Richmond Sanctuary in London, Greater London, England

Richmond Sanctuary

London, Greater London, England (1.3 miles, 2.1 km, direction NE)
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The Garden House in Teddington, Greater London, England

The Garden House

Teddington, Greater London, England (1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction S)
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Children's Paradise Richmond in Strawberry Hill, Greater London, England

Children's Paradise Richmond

Strawberry Hill, Greater London, England (1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction E)
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Fox House in Strawberry Hill, Greater London, England

Fox House

Strawberry Hill, Greater London, England (1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction SE)
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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)