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York House & Thames gateway

York House & Thames gateway

Building  From 1624 

Categories: Property

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, acquired York House from the Archbishop of York in 1624 and had the watergate built. York House was demolished in 1675 and streets were laid out on the site. In 1893 the gate, having fallen into decay, the London County Council obtained parliamentary powers to acquire and preserve it as an object of public interest.

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York House & Thames gateway

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York Watergate

The streets laid out on the site of York House were named: Villiers Street, D...

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