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Althorp House
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Althorp House is an estate with a large manor house in the English county of Northamptonshire . It is about eight kilometers northwest of Northampton . Althorp is the ancestral home of the noble Spencer family . The mansion was built in 1688 by the Earl of Sunderland .

The grave of Lady Diana , the first wife of the British heir to the throne Charles, Prince of Wales , is on a small island in the middle of the lake belonging to the estate.

Web links

Commons : Althorp  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Jones & Co. (Ed.): Jones' views of the seats, mansions, castles, etc. of noblemen and gentlemen in England :: accompanied with historical descriptions of the mansions, lists of pictures, statues, & c. and genealogical sketches of the families, of their possessors: forming part of the general series of Jones' Great Britain illustrated, .... S. 245 (English, [accessed December 14, 2011]).

Coordinates: 52 ° 16 ′ 48.3 "  N , 1 ° 0 ′ 7.1"  W.