1885-93 – Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire

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Bletchley Park, fifty miles northwest of London, became the home of Herbert Leon, a wealthy City of London financier, stockbroker, newspaper proprietor, company director and MP.   He built the mansion as a home for his family in 1883, and developed sixty acres of the surrounding land into a country estate.   The Gardeners’ Chronicle reported in 1893 that, in ten years, Sir Herbert had: Continue reading “1885-93 – Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire”

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