TQ4551 : Studio at Chartwell

taken 4 years ago, near to Toy's Hill, Kent, Great Britain

Studio at Chartwell
Studio at Chartwell
Place where Sir Winston Churchill did many of his paintings
Chartwell

Chartwell is a country house near the town of Westerham, Kent. For over forty years it was the home of Winston Churchill. He bought the property in September 1922 and lived there until shortly before his death in January 1965

The origins of the estate reach back to the 14th century; in 1382 the property, then called Well-street, was sold by William-at-Well. It passed through various owners and in 1836 was auctioned, as a substantial, brick-built manor. In 1848, it was purchased by John Campbell Colquhoun, whose grandson sold it to Churchill LinkExternal link

Chartwell is owned by the National Trust web site LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 October, 2017   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 12 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Chartwell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 45599 51400 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.5921N 0:5.0722E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 45593 51403
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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