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Historical Event, from 16 Feb 2019

Contact

Pope's Grotto Preservation Trust

Address

Pope's Villa,
Cross Deep,
Twickenham,
Middlesex,
TW1 4QG

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Details

Pope's Grotto, in Radnor House School, will be open from 10 am to 12.30 pm, with last entrance at 12 pm. Tickets are untimed and you will be able explore the Grotto in your own time. Concessions for students and children are available.

Alexander Pope's Grotto is the last remaining part of his villa, which he built in 1720 on the banks of the Thames at Twickenham. Demolished in 1808, the villa was replaced and the property became the subject of much redevelopment over the following 200 years. In 1996 St James's Independent School for boys acquired the estate, remaining for 14 years.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 16 Feb 2019 10:00 to 12:30
Sat 16 Mar 2019 10:00 to 12:30
Sat 18 May 2019 10:00 to 12:30
Sat 8 Jun 2019 10:00 to 12:30
Sat 15 Jun 2019 10:00 to 12:30
Sat 22 Jun 2019 10:00 to 12:30

Prices

£10.00

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 160727  Lat: 51.44154 Long: -0.33145

Entrance via Radnor House School on Cross Deep.

Facilities

Alexander Pope's Grotto is the last remaining part of his villa, which he built in 1720 on the banks of the Thames at Twickenham. Demolished in 1808, the villa was replaced and the property became the subject of much redevelopment over the following 200 years. In 1996 St James's Independent School for boys acquired the estate, remaining for 14 years.