Government House

The earliest British structure of its class in the City, the Government House was completed in 1805 IN THE POST-Tippu phase of political development as a focus for the new British influence in the Mysore Principality part of t. The design of the original he building – “Tuscan Doric,” as described by Philip Davies – was done by Colonel Wilks. The vast garden setting of 50 acres with a dramatic approach from the northern entrance, is half the extent originally attached to the building