Avondale Road, DA16

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Built on the former site of allotment gardens it is named after the Duke of Avondale who died in 1891. The young Duke, who was the eldest son of the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra and therefore heir to the throne, was only 28-years old and had just become engaged to Princess Mary of Teck when he suddenly died of pneumonia at Sandringham.

 

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