An official residence

It was only thanks to my involvement with Winchester Heritage Open Days that I discovered how unusual Abbey House is. It is the official residence of Winchester’s Mayor, and apparently there are only five cities in England which have an official mayoral residence.

Abbey House, Winchester

I am guessing London is one of the other five and I think York & Doncaster maybe in the five, but have no idea where the other two are. Do you?

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  1. When I first saw the chimneys in your photo at the top of the page (can’t remember what you call it, but the one with your blog name on it!) I thought we were going to see Hampton Court Palace. 🙂 They must be of a similar vintage. This is a great roof though.

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    • Don’t worry Debbie I am days and days behind at the moment. Had such a busy weekend, working flat out and desperately taking a couple of hours out of the ‘day job’ to catch up now.


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