Friar Park: Vintage Articles
Sit back and listen to vivid descriptions of Friar Park as written in vintage articles about the grand estate.
Article #1. Country Life magazine circa 1905* (12 minutes)
Article #2. Horticultural Club outing to Friar Park circa 1907 (6 minutes)
Article #3. Los Angeles Times circa 1909 (15 minutes)
*Alternate version from 2nd narrator.
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ABOUT FRIAR PARK
Friar Park is a 120-room Victorian neo-Gothic mansion in Henley-on-Thames built in 1889. It was formerly owned by eccentric lawyer Sir Frank Crisp and purchased in January 1970 by musician George Harrison. The site covers about 32 acres (25 hectares). Features include caves, grottoes, underground passages, a multitude of garden gnomes, and an Alpine rock garden with a scale model of the Matterhorn. (Wikipedia)
Written & Produced by Scott Cardinal
Narrated by British Female