Doveton House in Chennai

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Built by the genius architect Benjamin Roebeck in classic European style in the year 1798, Doveton House was named after Lieutenant General John Doveton. What was once a residential cum lodging place of English officers and served as a prison where victims were kept under the vigilance of British officers is now better known as the administrative office of the Women’s Christian College.

Located in the Nungambakkam region in Chennai, the building stands on tall pillars representing colonial architecture. Flanked by a 20-acre lush-green park area, Doveton House now works as an education centre.

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Women's Christian College Campus, Chennai