[63] To the east and west of the loggia are reconstructed Roman columns, each of which is listed at Grade II. Hugh Grosvenor, 7th Duke of Westminster, wears his wealth well. [47] Since the early 1990s, the gardens have been further developed under the 6th Duke and his wife, Natalia, working with the garden designers Arabella Lennox-Boyd and Vernon Russell Smith. [74] Some of the gates in this garden are believed to have been designed by Lutyens,[66] and are listed at Grade II. Waterhouse created a grotto between the chapel and the stable yard, and designed the Parrot House and a loggia (now known as the Temple). [32], The estate covers an area of about 10,872 acres (4,400 ha), within which about 1,235 acres (500 ha) of parkland and about 50 acres (20 ha) of formal gardens. The Parrot House is listed at Grade II. Coco Chanel and The Duke of Westminster … The Westminster Foundation, which manages the estate's charitable giving, has donated to more than 1,500 charitable organisations since 1974. [48], To the east of the house a series of terraces leads down to the Fish Pond. [55] Both of these were made in 1852 for the 2nd Marquess and are listed at Grade II. [85] Further along the avenue is a Grade II listed obelisk in red sandstone with a copper cap, dated 1890, designed by Douglas and Fordham. The Duke of Westminster is over 30 years old and the flagship of the Duke Family. [2] In the event it took just under 10 years and cost over £100,000 (equivalent to £6,570,000 in 2019). Harriet Tomlinson and the Duke of Westminster, Hugh Grosvenor via The Daily Mail Widely thought to be the ‘most eligible bachelor in the land’ , the as yet unmarried Duke – known as ‘Hughie’ – is hot property, with his wealth estimated at a staggering £10.1 billion according to The Sunday Times Rich List. Eaton Hall has been the country house of the Grosvenor family since the 15th century. At each end of the Broad Walk is a building designed by Waterhouse for the 3rd Marquess. Among Webb's innovations were new terrace walls behind the house, the levelling of Belgrave Avenue and the planting of 130,000 trees along it, and a serpentine lake to the east of the house alongside the River Dee. 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In the early 19th century it was replaced by a much larger house designed by William Porden. [9] The Daily Telegraph described it as "one of the most princely and beautiful mansions that these islands contain". He became Duke of Westminster at the age of 25, following the death of his father on August 9, 2016, aged 64. Review: The Reluctant Billionaire: The Tragic Life of Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster by Tom Quinn — a deeply unflattering portrait Fast cars, fast women, bubbly for … The duke owns all the shares in the company via several trusts. [79] To the west of the forecourt are the Golden Gates which, together with their screens and lodges, are listed at Grade I. The new seventh Duke of Westminster has inherited his father's £9bn estate at the age of just 25 and has been described as now owning "half of London". [70] In the Italian Garden are two statues, also listed at Grade II, which were taken from the old hall when it was demolished; these are a statue of Joan of Eaton,[71] and of the Norman Bishop Odo. Statues, stone urns and vases on pedestals were added to the garden. The duke owns all the shares in the company via several trusts. The Duke of Westminster owns more of Britain than the Queen, through an estate that can trace its history back hundreds of years. Above the colonnade and the inner drum are concentric balustrades. Hugh became the head of his family’s estate when his father Gerald died from a heart attack at 64. The loggia was built to enclose a Roman altar which was found in 1821 at a spring near Boughton and brought to Eaton in 1822. [46] After the war, improvement of the gardens did not resume until the 1960s, when the wives of the 4th and 5th Dukes worked with the designer James Russell. There were other building works in the grounds. With a track record of over 340 years, we develop, manage and invest with a purpose of improving property and places to … The socialite, who inherited his title and estate from his father, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, the sixth Duke of Westminster, upon his death in 2016, looked suave in a blue shirt and sunglasses. The estate covers about 10,872 acres (4,400 ha).[a]. This in turn was replaced by an even larger house, with outbuildings and a chapel, designed by Alfred Waterhouse. The 2nd Duke commissioned Detmar Blow, a pupil of Lutyens, to re-design parts of the gardens. The socialite, who inherited his title and estate from his father, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, the sixth Duke of Westminster, upon his death in 2016, looked suave in a blue shirt and sunglasses. [68] To the north of the Tea House, on the path leading to the Broad Walk, is a pair of wrought iron gates made in 1913 for the 2nd Duke. The house is surrounded by its own formal gardens, parkland, farmland and woodland. The fun and enthusiastic staff are always happy to take care of guests, whether it’s during a busy lunch or the buzzing cocktail hour. The new seventh Duke of Westminster has inherited his father's £9bn estate at the age of just 25 and has been described as now owning "half of London". [17] The result has not been widely praised; the 2011 Cheshire Pevsner describes the building as "Château style, (Waterhouse's) Eaton style, but also Tesco style". [64][65], South of the loggia is the Dutch Tea Garden, which was laid out by C. E. Mallows in about 1905. The interior of the house was as lavish as the exterior, with more Gothic detailing. With his clerk of works, Thomas Leggett, Emes worked in the estate for the next 10 years. By 1683 the cost of building the house had risen to over £1,000 (equivalent to £590,000 in 2019). His son, Hugh Grosvenor, will inherit the whole estate and will become the 68th wealthiest person in the world. The former saddle room is now a dining room. Please enable JavaScript on your browser and try again. He responded by insisting he would only give it up if the US returned 1,200 acres of prime Florida real estate which had been confiscated after US independence. [12] Pevsner wrote that it "was an outstanding expression of High Victorian originality", and added "this Wagnerian palace was the most ambitious instance of Gothic Revival domestic architecture anywhere in the country". One of Britain's richest men inherits billions and avoids paying inheritance taxes. He inherited the estate at the age of 8 when he succeeded his grandfather, Sir Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Baronet, who died in 1665. The roof is of red tiles, and sweeps upwards to a small spire surmounted by a weathercock. To the north is the Coachhouse Court, which consists of a coach-house, a covered court and a riding school. [3], By the time that Robert Grosvenor, then the 2nd Earl Grosvenor, and later the 1st Marquess of Westminster, inherited the estate in 1802, the Samwell Hall had become old-fashioned and in need of renovation. Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, 7th Duke of Westminster (born 29 January 1991), styled as Earl Grosvenor until August 2016, is a British aristocrat, billionaire, businessman, and owner of Grosvenor Group.He became Duke of Westminster on 9 August 2016, on the death of his father Gerald Grosvenor. It has four regional development and investment businesses and a portfolio of indirect investments. It is listed at Grade II*. [1], The first substantial house was built for Sir Thomas Grosvenor, 3rd Baronet. The estate covers about 10,872 acres (4,400 ha). Made up of 133,100 … [58] The steps and the retaining wall at the end of the terrace are listed at Grade II. [7] The architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner described this house as a "spectacular Gothic mansion". In 1897–98 Edwin Lutyens started to improve what had been known as the Italian Garden (and is now the Dragon Garden). [112], Some of the areas in the stable court are available for hire for charitable fund raising. It is in bronze and was made between 1870 and 1879 for the Duke by G. F. Watts. [19] Immediately to the north of the chapel is the Stable Court; this is listed at Grade II*. The Duke of Westminster owns more of Britain than the Queen, through an estate that can trace its history back hundreds of years. This contains a pool at the centre of which is the Dragon Fountain. Hugh became the head of his family’s estate when his father Gerald died from a heart attack at 64. The property group run by Hugh Grosvenor, 28, the seventh Duke of Westminster, wants to knock down Walden House in Westminster and build shops and homes, which would include social housing. He owned 190 acres of property in Belgravia and Mayfair and substantial property portfolios all over the world. This is richly carved, is 10 feet (3 m) high, and stands on a circular pedestal which forms the final feature of the eastern view from the hall. [18], Adjacent to the hall are the remaining structures designed by Waterhouse. [84] Part way along the avenue, on its north side, is Upper Belgrave Lodge. The late Duke of Westminster, who died Tuesday, had a long business relationship with Vancouver through his Grosvenor Estate holdings. [2] An engraving of the time shows it to have been a substantial square house with three storeys and dormers. The house has been surrounded by formal gardens since the 17th century, the design of which has changed over the centuries in accordance with current ideas and fashions, as has the surrounding parkland. Alas, no. Photograph: Grosvenor Estate/PA The next oldest was the Fourth Duke of Westminster’s … [45] During the Second World War, part of the parkland was requisitioned as an airfield, and in 1940 some of the garden buildings were damaged by a cluster of incendiary devices. Assets include 300 golden acres in Mayfair, the 22,500-acre Abbeystead grouse moor in … His son also inherited the title, becoming the seventh Duke of Westminster and the world’s 108th richest person with a £9.2bn fortune, according to estimates by Bloomberg Billionaires Burn raised the centre of the south front to make it look like a tower, and changed some of the external Gothic features. The entrance front had nine bays and a portico. When he inherited his late father’s fortune of around £9.5bn last summer, he was variously described as Britain’s fifth richest man and the richest man in the world under 30. [10] A new building was commissioned by the Duke who appointed John Dennys, his wife's brother-in-law, as architect. Belgrave Lodge, on the south side of the avenue was built in 1899 to a design by John Douglas for the 1st Duke. He owned 190 acres of property in Belgravia and Mayfair and substantial property portfolios all over the world. The Duke of Westminster's £8.3 billion fortune is believed to have been handed down to his son, Hugh Grosvenor It is listed at Grade II. [24] In the area around the Stable Court are further structures listed at Grade II. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. [25] To the north of this are Eaton Hall Cottages, four attached cottages, which were designed about the same time. The wedding of the duke's eldest daughter Lady Tamara Grosvenor to Edward van Cutsem showing the Duke and Duchess of Westminster with Princes William and Harry The estate has confirmed the shooting party at his country retreat in Abbeystead – frequently attended by members of the royal family , including Princes William and Harry – has been cancelled as a mark of respect. Please enable cookies on your browser and try again. It is 1 mile (2 km) south of the village of Eccleston, in Cheshire, England. A central two-storey hall gave access to the principal rooms, with the main reception rooms being on the first floor. A shooting party due to have been hosted today (August 12) at the Duke of Westminster’s Abbeystead estate has been cancelled following his untimely death earlier this week.. [111] In the garden, the Parrot House contains an exhibition of paintings by the Victorian artist Henry Stacy Marks. [43] In 1852 the Camellia House was built; this was extended in 1870 to its final size of 385 feet (117 m) long, 10 feet (3 m) wide, and 18 feet (5 m) high. www.grosvenorestate.com is using a security service for protection against online attacks. [68] The fountain is listed at Grade II. Find the perfect duke of westminster estate stock photo. This is 388 feet (118 m) long and is believed to be the longest glass corridor in the world. A report by the LA Times in the 1980s suggested back in the 1940s, the second Duke of Westminster, whose Grosvenor Estate owns the freehold, was asked to hand it over to the US government. [82] Belgrave Avenue, some 1.75 miles (3 km) long, is a straight drive which leads from the Wrexham Road (B5445) to the Golden Gates and the forecourt on the east of the hall. A survey undertaken in 1798 showed that the building was still present. One of Britain's richest men inherits billions and avoids paying inheritance taxes. The decor included wall coverings in silk and woodblock floors. No need to register, buy now! www.grosvenorestate.com is using a security service for protection against online attacks. Building started in 1803 and Porden (later assisted by Porden's son-in-law Joseph Kay) estimated it would take three years to build at a cost of £10,000 (equivalent to £820,000 in 2019). [78] The retaining walls of the pond are listed at Grade II. [61] At the north end is the Parrot House, dating from 1881–83, which is built in yellow terracotta. [10] The work began in 1870, took 12 years to complete, and cost £803,000 (equivalent to £81,470,000 in 2019). [41] When Robert Grosvenor (later the 1st Marquess) inherited the estate at the beginning of the 19th century, it had become run-down. The Westminster is classy, yet chic and modern, suited … The present kitchen garden was created the same year; this provided the food not only for the hall, but also for Grosvenor House in London. The marquess appointed John Webb, a pupil of Emes, to improve the garden and the landscaping. He became Duke of Westminster at the age of 25, following the death of his father on August 9, 2016, aged 64. The sudden death of billionaire landowner and philanthropist the Duke of Westminster means his 25-year-old son Hugh has now inherited an estate worth £9bn. His son, Hugh Grosvenor, will inherit the whole estate and will become the 68th wealthiest person in the world. In 1963 Robert Grosvenor, 5th Duke of Westminster, decided to demolish the main part of the Waterhouse building and the private wing, retaining the chapel, clock tower and stables. [53][54] On each side of the pool are two compartments framed by yew hedges. No need to register, buy now! His titles and the entailed Westminster estate passed to his cousin, William Grosvenor, and thence to the two sons of his youngest half-uncle Lord Hugh Grosvenor (killed in action in 1914). The 6th Duke of Westminster died on 9 August leaving an estate worth over £9 billion. The petition says: “The Duke of Westminster owns more land than the Queen. On Environmental Stewardship maps, two relatively small land parcels are marked as being administered by the Trustees of the 4th Duke of Westminster’s 1964 Settlement, and brought in a mere £7,227 in 2014. Fortune hunters were urged by … [13], During both World Wars, parts of the hall were used as a hospital. The garden contains the Tea House which was designed by John Douglas. [82] Associated with these approaches are further listed buildings. The petition says: “The Duke of Westminster owns more land than the Queen. He also built more terracing and a balustraded wall. Find the perfect duke of westminster estate stock photo. To the east of the Kitchen Garden is the Camellia Walk, a long greenhouse filled with camellias. The Moor Park (Hertfordshire) estate passed to Lord Robert Grosvenor (third son of the 1st Marquess of Westminster), created Baron Ebury in 1857, and the Motcombe (Dorset etc.) Building started in 1675; much of the stone used was brought from the ruined Holt Castle in north Wales. [2][4] The previous house was encased and surrounded by "every possible permutation of the gothic style";[5] including turrets, pinnacles, arched windows, octagonal towers, and buttresses (both regular and flying). Review: The Reluctant Billionaire: The Tragic Life of Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster by Tom Quinn — a deeply unflattering portrait Fast cars, fast women, bubbly for breakfast. This is a three-storey gatehouse tower with multiple attached smaller towers and a steeply hipped roof. A flight of eleven steps leads up to the south entrance. The Duke of Westminster has made a donation of £12.5 million to support the UK’s coronavirus relief effort. [27] Near to the cottages is the former engine shed of the Eaton Hall Railway. [16], As the hall was considered to be unsympathetic to its setting, it was later decided to change its exterior. [67] In the centre of the garden is a statue of Mercury and in front of the Tea House are two stone Talbots. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. It has a global reach, now in 62 international cities, with offices in 14 of them, operated on behalf of its owners, the Duke of Westminster and his family. On each side of the gatehouse are two-storey arcades with gables above. Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, 7th Duke of Westminster, is the son of the late Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster and his wife Natalia Ayesha Grosvenor, the dowager Duchess of Westminster. [90], From the north of the hall are two further approaches. The hangings for the state bed included 97 yards (89 m) of purple damask and 103 yards (94 m) of sarsenet (fine silk) trimmed with gold lace. [42], Fashions changed again, and in the 1820s William Andrews Nesfield was employed to design new parterres. The duke, known to family and friends as Bendor (after his grandfather’s Derby-winning stalion) was married to his second wife at the time, Violet Mary Nelson, and, after months of wooing Chanel, they began an affair. [72], Leading from the north of the house is the Spring Walk, leading to the Kitchen Garden, in which food is grown for the family. [113] The carriage room and adjoining buildings have been converted into the Wolf Room, which has a movable stage and audio-visual facilities. The first substantial house was built in the 17th century. [36], In the 17th century, formal gardens were created around the Samwell Hall; these included such features as parterres and canals. [15][16] Dennys had earlier worked on Saighton Grange on the Eaton estate. [29], From 1896 until 1947, the estate was served by the 15 in (381 mm) gauge Eaton Hall Railway. The house and estate are not normally open to the public, but the gardens are open on three days a year to raise money for charity, and some of the estate's buildings can be hired for charitable purposes. [66] This has a cruciform plan and is a half-timbered building on a sandstone plinth. [26] In the forecourt between the Coachhouse Court and the cottages is a lodge, with gates, piers and screens. The Long Room, which was refurbished in 1992 and now has the character of a large country house drawing room, can hold 150 people. The 6th Duke of Westminster died on 9 August leaving an estate worth over £9 billion. Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}53°08′25″N 2°52′39″W / 53.1403°N 2.8775°W / 53.1403; -2.8775, Eaton Hall is the country house of the Duke of Westminster. Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, 7th Duke of Westminster, is the son of the late Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster and his wife Natalia Ayesha Grosvenor, the dowager Duchess of Westminster. The service requires full JavaScript support in order to view this website. The loggia is listed at Grade II. [7] Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster, succeeded his father in 1845 and commissioned the Scottish architect William Burn to make alterations to the house. To the north is Eaton Chapel; this, with its clock tower, is a Grade I listed building. The decorative scheme of the interior of the chapel is based on the 'Te Deum'; it involves stained glass and stone mosaic, and was developed by Frederic Shields. [15][16] Its construction began in 1971, it took less than ​2.mw-parser-output .sr-only{border:0;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);height:1px;margin:-1px;overflow:hidden;padding:0;position:absolute;width:1px;white-space:nowrap} 1⁄2 years to build, and cost £459,000 (equivalent to £6,030,000 in 2019). From this, Marion Mako concludes that, as Brown was an engineer as well as a landscape gardener, the payment was for an engineering project rather than for landscaping. You will be redirected once the validation is complete. [62] At the south end of the Broad Walk is a loggia, dating from about 1880. This is built in buff and red sandstone. The Duke … Its … [83] The associated lodge gates, piers and wing walls were designed at the same time by Douglas and are also listed at Grade II. The late Duke of Westminster escaped paying inheritance tax on the bulk of his multi-billion fortune, it was revealed yesterday. The late Duke of Westminster, who died Tuesday, had a long business relationship with Vancouver through his Grosvenor Estate holdings. The Duke of Westminster has made a donation of £12.5 million to support the UK’s coronavirus relief effort. Again the core of the previous hall was retained; parts were refaced and re-modelled, other parts were completely rebuilt. [69], To the south of the hall is a formal garden known as the Italian Garden. The Duke of Westminster's £8.3 billion fortune is believed to have been handed down to his son, Hugh Grosvenor When he inherited his late father’s fortune of around £9.5bn last summer, he was variously described as Britain’s fifth richest man and the richest man in the world under 30. [28] To the east of the stable yard is a chapel-like sandstone game pantry dating from the 1870s. [51] Stretching along the middle terrace is a long rectangular pool containing a three fountains. It is the form of a round colonnaded Ionic temple with a shallow domed roof. He appointed Alfred Waterhouse to design another new hall. The late Duke of Westminster escaped paying inheritance tax on the bulk of his multi-billion fortune, it was revealed yesterday. The taxman should get a boost from the duke's £9bn estate then? [81], The grounds can be entered by a number of approaches, each of which contain structures of architectural importance. The Dennys Hall 1971. Grosvenor Estate, which is held in trust for the benefit of the Duke of Westminster Hugh Grosvenor, the world’s richest person under 30, and his family, is … [73] It is listed at Grade II. [106], Eaton Hall is a private residence and is not open to the public, but the gardens are open three days each year to raise money for charity. The service requires full cookie support in order to view this website. 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