Prior to becoming Government House, the area within the boundaries of these walls known as Ban Norasingh or Villa Norasingh. The owner of this house was General Admiral Chao Phraya Ram Raghop (Mom Luang Fua Phungbun), a distinguished government official during the reign of King Vajiravudh, Rama VI. Among the important posts he held are Regent, Royal Page, Privy Councillor, Vice President of the Sua Pa Organization, Army General, and Navy Admiral. He was greatly favoured by King Vajiravudh who kept him as his close aide and appointed him Head of the Royal Chambers. He also dined at the royal table every lunch and dinner throughout the entire Sixth Reign and accompanied the king alone of occasion.
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