Monday, 5 December 2011

Prince Andrew's home: stately mid-17th century Royal Lodge, Windsor

Prince Andrew, also known as the Duke of York, is Queen Elizabeth II's younger son and Prince Charles's younger brother. He currently lives in Windsor's Royal Lodge, which he inherited from his Grandmother, i.e. the Queen's mother.


Hugh Buchanan, ‘Desks in the Royal Lodge’, 2000. The Royal Collection via blog Stolen Vermeer

The Royal Lodge is a house in the Old Windsor, located in Windsor Great Park, 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Windsor Castle. It was the Windsor residence of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother from 1952 until her death there in 2002.

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The entrance to Prince Andrew's home Royal Lodge, image via wikipedia. The stately home dates from the mid 17th century. It has 30 rooms, staff accommodation, gardens, a private chapel and 21 acres of secluded grounds.



From left: Royal Lodge's current owner Prince Andrew (left) as a young man with his grandmother (Queen Elizabeth the Queen's mother) and his big brother Princess Charles.
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The Royal Lodge in Windsor Park, England by William Daniell, 1827

The following images are from BBC.

Princess Elizabeth plays the piano at the Royal Lodge in Windsor Castle, in April 1942.

Prince Andrew's mother, the Queen (a young princess Elizabeth at the time), played the piano at Royal Lodge. She and her younger sister Princess Margaret lived her during World War II.



8 July 1946: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with their daughters, Princesses Elizabeth (centre left) and Margaret in the garden of the Royal Lodge, Windsor.

The royal family in Windsor Great Park, the setting of Royal Lodge. Prince Andrew isn't seen in this photo.

Photographic Print of Conversation piece at the Royal Lodge, Windsor (King George VI; Queen from National Portrait Gallery

A peek into Prince Andrew's current home, Royal Lodge. Photographic Print of Conversation piece at the Royal Lodge, Windsor (King George VI; Queen from National Portrait Gallery). You can buy it via Amazon

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