Sandringham es un pueblo y parroquia civil en el norte del condado inglés de Norfolk. El pueblo está situado a unos 2 km (1.2 millas) al sur de la aldea de Dersingham, a 12 km (7,5 millas) al norte de la ciudad de King's Lynn y 60 km (37 millas) al noroeste de la ciudad de Norwich. 1
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Sandringham is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of Dersingham, 12 km (7.5 mi) north of King's Lynn and 60 km (37 mi) north-west of Norwich. The village's name means 'Sandy Dersingham'. 'Dersingham' meaning 'Homestead/village of Deorsige's people'.
- 41.91 km² (16.18 sq mi)
- 437 (2011)
- King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Sandringham, Norfolk, England, UK Sandringham House, the private home of Elizabeth II Other uses HMS Sandringham, the name of a number of Royal Navy ships Sandringham College, in Melbourne, Australia Sandringham Football Club, an Australian rules football club in Melbourne, Australia Sandringham School, in St Albans, England
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Sandringham is recorded in the Domesday Book as "sant-Dersingham" and the land was awarded to a Norman knight, Robert Fitz-Corbun after the Conquest. The local antiquarian Claude Messent, in his study The Architecture on the Royal Estate of Sandringham, records the discovery of evidence of the pavements of a Roman villa. In the 15th century it was held by Anthony Woodville, Lord Scales, brother-in-law to Edward IV. In the Elizabethan era a manor was built on the site of the present house, whi...
In 1861 Queen Victoria's eldest son and heir, Albert Edward, was approaching his twentieth birthday. Edward's dissipated lifestyle had been disappointing to his parents, and his father, Prince Albert, thought that marriage and the purchase of a suitable establishment were necessary to ground the Prince in country life and pursuits and lessen the influence of the "Marlborough House set"[a] with which he was involved. Albert had his staff investigate 18 possible country estates that might be su...
In his will Edward VII left his widow £200,000 and a lifetime interest in the Sandringham estate. Queen Alexandra's continued occupancy of the "big house" compelled George V, his wife, Queen Mary, and their expanding family to remain at York Cottage in the grounds, in rather "cramped" conditions. Suggestions from courtiers that Queen Alexandra might move out were firmly rebuffed by the King; "It is my mother's house, my father built it for her".The King also lacked the sociability of his fath...
The house is mainly constructed of red brick with limestone dressings; Norfolk Carrstone is also prevalent, particularly in Edis's additions. The tiled roof contains nine separate clusters of chimneystacks. The style is Jacobethan, with inspiration drawn principally from nearby Blickling Hall.[o] Construction was undertaken by Goggs Brothers of Swa...
The gardens and country park comprise 600 acres (240 ha) of the estate with the gardens extending to 49 acres (20 ha). They were predominantly laid out from the 1860s, with later alterations and simplifications. Edward VII sought advice from William Broderick Thomas and Ferdinand de Rothschild, a friend and adviser to the King throughout his life. ...
The 20,000 acre (8,100 ha) Sandringham estate has some of the finest shoots in England, and is used for royal shooting parties. Covering seven villages, the estate's other main activities, aside from tourism, are arable crops and forestry. The grounds provided room for Queen Alexandra's menagerie of horses, dogs, cats, and other animals. In 1886 a ...
The country park and the visitors' centre are open throughout the year. The house, gardens and museum were opened annually from the end of March until the end of October, but COVID-19led to the closure of much of the estate. Staged re-opening is planned from February 2022.
Sandringham is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located 16 km southeast of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Bayside and its federal division is the Division of Goldstein. At the 2016 census, Sandringham had a population of 10,241.
Sandringham formed part of the early estates in the parish of Moorabbin purchased by Josiah Holloway in 1852. Named Gipsy Village, lots were sold between 1852 and 1854 notwithstanding little settlement taking place at the time. Bluff Town Post Office opened on 1 April 1868, closed in 1871, reopened in 1873 and was renamed Sandringham in 1887.
Sandringham is one of Melbourne's bayside suburbs, located beside Port Phillip at the end of the Sandringham railway line. Sandringham is a popular location for beachgoers, sightseers, walkers, picnickers, photographers, cyclists and shoppers. It has a quaint village atmosphere with a number of cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, take-away food ou...
Sandringham Primary School, that opened in 1855, is one of the oldest schools in Victoria. Sandringham Primary partially burned down on in the early morning of 1 February 2020. Sandringham College - a State secondary college - has two campuses in east Sandringham, one on Bluff Road and one on Holloway Road. Private schools in the area include Firba...
The Sandringham Football Club, known as the Zebras, of the Victorian Football League, has had a number of players go on to play in the AFL, including Trevor Barker, Ian Cooper, radio personality Rex Hunt, Andrew Krakouer, Paul Dimattina, Matthew Warnock, Ted Richards and Tom Langdon. Its games record holder is Nick Sautner. The club's home ground i...
- 2,930/km² (7,580/sq mi)
- 3.5 km² (1.4 sq mi)
- 10,241 (2016 census)