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Wimbledon manor house; the residence of the lord of the manor, was an English country house at Wimbledon, Surrey, now part of Greater manor house was over the centuries exploded, burnt and several times demolished. The first known manor house, The Old Rectory was built around still stands as a private home, despite very nearly falling into a state Built: c Wimbledon Manor House under the Cecils by HIGHAM, C.S.S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Elizabethan Manor House Sir William Cecil, Edward VI's Secretary of State, attracted by the advantages of Wimbledon, leased the house near St. Mary's Church, now known as the Old Rectory, in His eldest son Thomas, who had been brought up there, returned to Wimbledon in Wimbledon Manor House under the Cecils by Higham, Charles Strachan Sanders and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
The manor house burnt down in the s and was replaced in by Wimbledon Park House, built by the second Earl. At the time the manor estate included Wimbledon Common (as a heath) and the enclosed parkland around the manor house. Its area corresponded to the modern Wimbledon Park. The house stood east of St Mary's nial county: Greater London. The original church of St Mary was built here in the Saxo-Norman period. A manor house, known as the Parsonage House and later the Old Rectory, was built here in c. ; and a second one, known as Wimbledon House or Palace in c. The village of Wimbledon grew up around the church and manor houses. Buy History of Wimbledon: Wimbledon in the Time of the Civil War Pt. 3 First Edition by Milward, R. J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2). The house, which dates back to , has gone on sale for £26 million — making it one of the most expensive properties ever to come on the market in south-west : Jonathan Prynn.
Edward Cecil, 1st Viscount Wimbledon (29 February – 16 November ) was an English military commander and a politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between and 6 Further reading. Cecil was the third son of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, and his wife, Dorothy Neville, daughter of John Neville, 4th Baron. Higham, C S S, Wimbledon Manor House under the Cecils (Longmans Green & Co. Ltd, ) Ives, Eric, Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery, 1st edn (United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), ) Lettenhove, Kervyn de, ed., Relations Politiques Des Pays-Bas et d’Angleterre (Brussels: L’Academie Royale de Belgique, ). Cecil House refers to two historical mansions on The Strand, London, in the vicinity of the first was a 16th-century house on the north side, where the Strand Palace Hotel now stands. The second was built in the early 17th century on the south side nearly opposite, where Shell Mex House stands today. Wimbledon manor house; the residence of the lord of the manor, was an English country house at Wimbledon, Surrey, now part of Greater manor house having exploded, burnt and several times demolished. The first known manor house, The Old Rectory, built around and which is now a private home; still stands despite very nearly falling into a state beyond repair, .