RECORD: Anon. 1897. [Down House to be let]. The Times (25 February): 16.

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by John van Wyhe 10.2008. RN1

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HOUSES, &c., to be LET and SOLD

KENT—DOWN HOUSE, near Orpington (the residence of the late Mr. Charles Darwin), to be LET, FURNISHED, situate in a lovely and bracing district, 550ft. above sea level, and within easy reach of town. The residence is of an exceedingly picturesque and charming character, and contains 16 bed and three dressing rooms, four handsome reception rooms, &c. stabling, farmery, glasshouse, and lovely grounds, surrounded by park-like meadow-land. Rent 12 guineas per week, including gardeners. For detailed particulars apply to BAXTER, PAYNED, and LEPPER, Bromley, Kent, and 69, King William-street, E.C. (where photo can be seen).

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