image for Literary Event item typeStrawberry Hill’s Extraordinary Resident at Strawberry Hill House

Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill

Literary Event, Fri 8 Sep 2017


2017 is the tercentenary of Horace Walpole birth and you are invited to Strawberry Hill – Walpole’s eccentric and quirky Gothic castle to hear more about the man who built it .
This illustrated talk will examine various aspects of the life and friendships of this complex and multifaceted man. Historian, Member of Parliament, collector and antiquarian, playwright, novelist and perhaps the greatest social commentator of his day.

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Event details

Dates Times
Fri 8 Sep 2017 19:00 to 20:30


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See location of Strawberry Hill House on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TQ 158722  Lat: 51.43696 Long: -0.33539

By Road: At the London Road roundabout on the A316 take the exit signposted Twickenham A310.
At the mini roundabout turn left, you are still on London Road. Pass Twickenham Station on your left. At traffic lights you will have to bear right into King Street. Get over into left lane and turn left at the traffic lights into Cross Deep. You will pass Radnor Gardens leading down to the Thames on your left.
At mini roundabout turn right into Waldegrave Road. You will see Strawberry Hill House on your left. Just past the house is the turning into St. Mary's College where you can park
Bus: 33 travels from Hammersmith and through Richmond and the R68 travels from Kew Gardens Station, through Richmond Train and Bus Stations.
Train: Richmond Station
Tube: Richmond District Line
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  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets