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MANSION. This term is synonymous with house. (q.v.) 1 Chit. Pr. 167; 2 T. R. 502; 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 215, n. 35; 9 B. & C. 681; S. C. 17 E. C. L. R. 472, and the cases there cited; Com. Dig. Justices, P 5; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 199. A portion only of a building may come under the description of a mansion-house. 1 Leach, 89, 428; 1 East, P. C. C. 15, s. 19. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1571, note.

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SQUATTERS yesterday clash with bailiffs who arrived to turf them out of six mansion blocks where some had lived rent-free for up to 32 years.
It is expected to cost tens of millions of pounds to build and is a bold, futuristic building set among Victorian mansion blocks and Georgian terraces in west London.
Comprising imposing mansion blocks which date back to 1902 and have been beautifully restored, 51 Buckingham Gate, pictured right, certainly looks very grand but staff are warm and friendly and instantly make you feel at home.