The seat of her majesty the Queen, and of her ancestors from the period of the Conquest. Eton College also is within a short distance.
Situated in the midst of a fine open country, which, from its elevated character, presents many beautiful views of the city and country to the south, including even Windsor Castle, in Berkshire. The air is remarkably salubrious.
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Hampton Court stands on the north bank of the Thames, about twelve miles from London. Numerous sovereigns have made it their temporary abode; and the last who resided here were George II. and his Queen.
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