Baroda House

Coordinates: 28°37′01″N 77°13′50″E / 28.616831°N 77.230480°E / 28.616831; 77.230480

Baroda House
General information
Construction started 1921
Completed 1936
Owner Before: Baroda state
Now: Indian Railways
Technical details
Floor area 8 acres
Design and construction
Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens

Baroda House was the residence of the Maharaja of Baroda in Delhi.[1] It is located on Kasturba Gandhi Marg, next to Faridkot House.

History

It was designed by the architect of New Delhi, Sir Edwin Lutyens. He designed the house on a train and it took 15 years to complete in 1936.[2][3] Presently it is being used as the Zonal Headquarters Office of Northern Railways.[4]

Plaque of the Northern Railway at Baroda House

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/stories-behind-the-royal-abodes/article8203558.ece
  2. ^ Singh, Rohini (6 October 2002). "Pride & prejudice". The Economic Times. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
  3. ^ Sharma, Manoj (8 June 2011). "Of princes, palaces and plush points". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  4. ^ http://www.nr.indianrailways.gov.in//view_section.jsp?lang=0&id=0,1,263,296

Further reading

  • Bhowmick, Sumanta K (2016). Princely Palaces in New Delhi. Delhi: Niyogi Books. p. 264. ISBN 978-9383098910.

Other Languages

Copyright