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Althorp house

a mansion in Northamptonshire: seat of the Earls Spencer since 1508; originally a medieval house; altered (1787) to its present neoclassical style by Henry Holland. Diana, Princess of Wales is buried on Round Oval Island in the centre of the ornamental lake in Althorp Park
Historical Examples

From his manner and the great curiosity he evinced, I felt assured that he had never known of althorp house before.
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Of the tall, thin, old man-servant who answered my ring, I inquired the name of the occupant of althorp house.
Hushed Up William Le Queux


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