Palace Profile: Sandringham House

  January 15, 2017 at 8:00 am by

The Sandringham Estate in Norfolk is synonymous with the Windsor family Christmas, and is where Queen Elizabeth spends a fair portion of her New Year, staying in the large Sandringham House.

Facade of Sandringham House

Location: Sandringham Estate, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Built: 1870
Architects: A.J. Humbert
Commissioned By: Edward VII of the United Kingdom and his wife, Alexandra of Denmark
Style: Jacobean
Rooms: 270
On The Palace Grounds: Museum, Gardens; Properties on the overall Estate include Anmer Hall and York House
Current Owner: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
Current Use: Private residence
Fun Fact: During World War Two, pigeons from the Royal Lofts were ‘drafted’ into active service with the Royal Air Force

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