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Parkstead House was built for the 2nd Earl of Bessborough by the royal architect William Chambers circa 1760 and In 1860 was purchased by the Jesuits and renamed Manresa House.Whitelands College moved here in 2004 and their combined history is fascinating.

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When: Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
11.00 am
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University of Roehampton
Roehampton Lane
London SW15 5PJ
United Kingdom
Contact: Charmaine Bourton
020 8395 9209


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Parkstead House



Retired Members Group Visit to Whitelands College

Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 at 11.00 am

Parkstead House was built for the 2nd Earl of Bessborough by the royal architect William Chambers circa 1760 to house the Earl’s celebrated collection of classical artefacts from Italy, Greece and Turkey. William Chambers was among the foremost architects of the Georgian era. His most famous commissions included Somerset House in London and the Pagoda at Kew. In 1860 the Jesuits purchased Parkstead house, renaming it Manresa House.
 
Whitelands College is the oldest female College in the country and has always attracted important benefactors including; John Ruskin, Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris and Kate Greenaway who bestowed beautiful gifts to the College. Whitelands College moved to Manresa in 2004 and their combined history is fascinating.

No. of places: 15
Cost: We are asking for a voluntary donation of £6.00 per head

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