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Coordinates: 51.3734° N 0.1241° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

OS grid reference TQ305655
London borough Sutton
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SM6
Post town CROYDON
Postcode district CR0
Dial code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
UK Parliament Carshalton and Wallington
London Assembly Croydon and Sutton
European Parliament London
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Beddington is also a neighbourhood in the Canadian city of Calgary.

Beddington is a place in the London Borough of Sutton. The BedZED low energy housing scheme is located here. In Beddington was a static inverter plant of HVDC Kingsnorth. Image File history File links Greater_london_outline_map_bw. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The London Borough of Sutton is a London borough in outer southwest London. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... 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Carshalton and Wallington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Croydon and Sutton is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... London is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a partial list of places in London, England. ... Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... The London Borough of Sutton is a London borough in outer southwest London. ... BedZED BedZED or the Beddington Zero Energy Development, is an environmentally-friendly housing development near Beddington, England. ... A static inverter station is the terminal equipment for a high voltage direct current transmission line, in which direct current is converted to three-phase alternating current, and, usually, the reverse. ... The high voltage direct current transmission (HVDC)system Kingsnorth in London was at one time the only application of the technology of high voltage direct current transmission for the supply of transformer stations in a city. ...

Beddington Park

Beddington Park is the location of Carew Manor which was the home of the Carew family. The Domesday Book mentions two Beddington estates and these were united by Nicholas Carew to form Carew Manor in 1381. The Manor, once a medieval moated house, was home to the Royal Female Orphanage from 1762 until 1968. It now contains council offices and Carew Manor School. A line drawing entitled Domesday Book from Andrew Williamss Historic Byways and Highways of Old England. ...

In about 1591 Sir Walter Raleigh secretly, and without royal permission, married one of Queen Elizabeth I's maids of honour, Elizabeth Throckmorton of Carew Manor. Raleigh spent time in the Tower of London for this and Elizabeth was expelled from the court but the marriage appears to have been a genuine love-match and survived the imprisonment. A popular story is that when Raleigh was beheaded by James I in 1618, Elizabeth claimed his embalmed head and kept it in a bag for the rest of her life. His body buried in St Margaret's, Westminster but many suspect his head remains in Beddington park. Some say his son inherited the enbalmed head and that it was buried with him. Alternatively, Professor Walter Raleigh was a scholar and author circa 1900. ... Elizabeth I Queen of England and Ireland Queen of France, nominal title Elizabeth I (September 7, 1533–March 24, 1603) was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from November 17, 1558 until her death. ... The Maid of Honor (British English: bridesmaid) attends the bride at a wedding or marriage ceremony. ... Her Majestys Royal Palace and Fortress The Tower of London, more commonly known as the Tower of London (and historically simply as The Tower), is a historic monument in central London, England on the north bank of the River Thames. ... James VI and I (James Stuart) (June 19, 1566 – March 27, 1625) was King of Scots, King of England, and King of Ireland. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... The Anglican church of St. ...

The banqueting hall, which boasts a fine hammerbeam roof, survives from the original house along with part of the orangery built by Sir Francis Carew and claimed to be the first in England. In the grounds is an early 18th century dovecot. This photograph from 1896 shows the hammerbeam roof of Westminster Hall. ... Orangery in Kuskovo, Moscow (1760s). ... Dovecot is: a type of building, also known as a dovecote the name of a secure POP and IMAP server This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Queen Elizabeth's Walk is a short wooded trail that dates back to the first Elizabeth. Local legend has it that the Monarch and Sir Walter Raleigh used to stroll together there. However, this was actually land left unused for the proposed M23 motorway extension. The M23 motorway is a major road in England. ...

Archaeologists have recently discovered a Tudor garden including a grotto at Carew Manor, believed to have been created by Sir Francis Carew in the 16th century. Its exact location is currently not being disclosed in order to protect it from looting. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

The 14th Century flint parish church of St Mary's is situated in the park next to the house. It contains an organ screen by William Morris. William Morris, socialist and innovator in the Arts and Crafts movement William Morris (March 24, 1834 – October 3, 1896) was an English artist, writer, socialist and activist. ...

Carew Manor
Carew Manor

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Beddington is a place in the London Borough of Sutton.
In Beddington was a static inverter plant of HVDC Kingsnorth.
Beddington Park is the location of Carew Manor which was the home of the Carew family.
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