On the morning of Saturday 25 October 1760, George II died suddenly at Kensington Palace. In fact, Fortrey's house may have been the first residence in England to use this traditional Dutch style of construction. George revealed himself to be a family man at heart, and he and Charlotte had a long and happy marriage. And don't forget to take in the small formal gardens behind the house. A letter has been sent to 'The Current Occupier' of Kew Palace from TV Licensing despite the last resident being King George III. 1.1 miles (Museum), Hogarth's House - Rachel Mackay, manager of historic royal palaces at Kew, posted a picture of the envelope marked “Action Required Immediately”, Sign up to our newsletter for daily updates and breaking news. Kew Palace is the building most closely associated with King George. Late Georgian The nursery In 1764, George III’s eldest sons, George and Frederick, were quarantined with whooping cough in Kew Palace. 1.6 miles. We visited with our two children on a sunny summer day. 1.4 miles (Historic House), Pitzhanger Manor House - When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. The size of George III’s and Queen Charlotte’s rapidly growing family no doubt created something of a crisis for nursery accommodation. 1.1 miles (Historic House), Gunnersbury Park Museum - The closest entrance is at Kew Green, at the north eastern tip of the Gardens. So the bust is as close as we can ever likely get to seeing exactly what the king looked like. Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express 0.1 miles (Garden), Syon Park - About Kew Palace Website Terms George III's waistcoat, probably one of the last items of clothing he wore before his death in 1820. Location: The nearest tube is Kew Gardens Station (District Line). The original mould was used to create a wax cast in 1996, and the cast was then painted to create a likeness of the king, using contemporary portraits. Nearest station: Kew Gardens - 0.5 miles (straight line) - Zone: 3.5, Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest, Kew Gardens - Attraction Type: Historic House Together they had fifteen children over 21 years. Rachel Mackay, manager of historic royal palaces at Kew, posted a picture of the envelope marked “Action Required Immediately” on Thursday. Kew Palace is contained within Kew Gardens, but there is a separate entrance fee for the Palace (or you can get a combined ticket for both). A letter has been sent to “The Current Occupier” of Kew Palace from TV Licensing despite the last resident being King George III. Britain Express is a labour of love by David Ross, an avid historian, photographer, and 'Britain-ophile'. 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