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Bentley Priory, Middlesex

Historical Description

Bentley Priory, formerly the seat of the Duke of Abercorn, in the parish of Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, 3 miles WNW of Edgeware. It occupies the site of a small priory, and contains some antiques and fine paintings. The surrounding grounds are very beautiful, and cover an extent of 250 acres. Queen Adelaide, after a residence of some months, died here in 1849.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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