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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th October 1959 Born today: Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], London England, Duchess of York
15th October 1940 London's Waterloo Station bombed by Germans
15th October 1940 Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed
An Architect to the Royals
Windsor Castle architect once called this house home
Location: 39 Brook Street, Marylebone, W1
Description: Sir Jeffry Wyattville was an English architect and garden designer. His original surname was Wyatt, and his name is sometimes also written as Jeffrey and his surname as Wyatville.
He was trained by his uncles Samuel Wyatt and James Wyatt, who were both leading architects.
He is mainly remembered for making alterations and extensions to Chatsworth House and Windsor Castle. He also completed his uncle James's gothic Ashridge in Hertfordshire.