Syon House

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Historic house in the Borough of Hounslow. Built on remains of a Brigittine Abbey nunnery (1430-70). Part of C15 undercroft remains. Protector Somerset reconstructed the house in 1547-52, substantially in its present shape. The house, 3-storeys with crenellated top and gable turrets, is built on a hollow square. East front ground floor loggia mid C17. Remodelled inside and out by Robert Adam 1767-5. The house, with its  200-acre (80 hectare/800,000 m²) park, belongs to the Duke of Northumberland and is now his family’s London residence.

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