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Althorp House

(ˈɔːlθɔːp; -θrʌp)
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(Named Buildings) a mansion in Northamptonshire: seat of the Earls Spencer since 1508; originally a medieval house; altered (1787) to its present neoclassical style by Henry Holland. Diana, Princess of Wales is buried on Round Oval Island in the centre of the ornamental lake in Althorp Park
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And it has led to the amount Althorp donates to the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund falling by 97 per cent in four years.
Earl Spencer said the display in his Althorp estate is exactly what his sister would have wanted.
The Earl introduced the state-of-the-art security measures after a series of twisted raiders managed to sneak into his Althorp Estate in a bid to get to Diana's tomb.
Althorp Park, near Northampton, will open in July and August for the second year running.
Hundreds of pool cameras were also placed along the 75-mile route to Princess Diana's ancestral home, Althorp Park, where she was buried on a wooded island in the estate grounds.
For Lady Spencer is the driving force behind the Althorp Literary Festival, which takes place at the Northamptonshire stately home this coming Saturday and Sunday.
EARL Spencer's Althorp estate has been losing money for three years, it was revealed yesterday.
THIS week the Gardening Club has teamed up with Althorp House to help celebrate its half a century of "open house" by offering our members the chance to win one of 15 complimentary family tickets to the stately home for the day.
And as the argument was finally settled over a suitable memorial for the Princess, crowds still flocked to her childhood home at Althorp in Northamptonshire last week.
Sotheby's will put hundreds of items under the hammer in an auction at Althorp, the Spencer family's Northamptonshire stately home.
Diana's brother Earl Spencer will be spending the day at Althorp in "private and personal contemplation".
Traffic queues stretched back for more than a mile outside Althorp Park, Diana's family home and final resting place, near Northampton.