Avery Hill, home of Colonel North, the 'Nitrate King'

Main entrance to the Mansion at Avery Hill
< Photographer unknown

The main entrance (porte-cochère) of the mansion at Avery Hill, home of Colonel North, the 'Nitrate King'.

That part of the building behind the entrance (to the left of the photograph) including the Turkish bath suite on the upper floor, was destroyed during the Blitz.

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Avery Hill, Eltham

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