Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for GRANGE

GRANGE, the seat of Lord Ashburton, in Hants; 3 miles NW of Alresford. The estate around it belonged to Winchester abbey; passed to the Henleys and the Drummonds; and was purchased from one of the latter by Lord Ashburton. The first house was built by the Henleys, one of whom was created Earl of Northington; and the present house was built by Inigo Jones, was for some time occupied by the Prince of Wales, afterwards George IV., was greatly altered and enlarged by Lord Ashburton, and has a fine Grecian facade, with grand portico.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "the seat"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Hampshire AncC

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