Burlington Avenue, TW9

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Richard Boyle (April 25, 1694 – December 4, 1753), was the 3rd Earl of Burlington who lived at Chiswick House, which he designed himself in 1717, facing the Leyborne Popham estate from across the River Thames. He was often called the Apollo of the Arts and the Architect Earl and is credited with bringing the Palladian-style into Britain and Ireland. The Earl himself did in fact have connections with Richmond, he was patron of the arts and designed among others Petersham Lodge sometime around 1733 which was pulled down in 1834.



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