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The Stone Hall at Houghton Hall. The plasterwork on the ceiling and in the cove is by Guiseppe Artar. The furniture consists of just the original six benches and two side-tables. The gilt chandelier was acquired by the 2nd Lord Orford in 1748 at the sale of the London house of his brother-in-law, 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley. Norfolk England...  From...  http://a-l-ancien-regime.tumblr.com/#

Houghton Hall, the Stone Hall. Plasterwork on ceiling and cove by Guiseppe Artari. The furniture consists of just the original six benches and two side-tables.

Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England (1723-1729) built for Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, and Britains 1st Prime Minister. The building was begun by Colen Campbell in 1722, James Gibbs added the domes, William Kent designed the interiors & Thomas Ripley supervised the building work. In typical Palladian revival style, the exterior is far more austere than the interior.

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Houghton Hall - The 18th century Marble Parlour was designed by William Kent and is dedicated to Bacchus, the god of wine. Located in King's Lynn Norfolk, England.

30 Houghton Hall ~ The Marble Parlour at Houghton Hall. The room is dedicated to Bacchus, the god of wine, and includes Bacchic figures on the panels of the ceiling. The beams are enriched with bunches of grapes.

The White Drawing Room at Houghton Hall, with paintings by John Hoppner and George James.

The White Drawing Room at Houghton Hall, with paintings by John Hoppner and George James (Photo: Nick McCann)

Wisteria, Houghton Hall Garden

Wisteria in Houghton Hall gardens, i fell in love with this garden when i went there

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