Entering the imposing front door to the magnificent Great Hall, visitors step back in time and see the Doric columns of a Roman Basilica, which realised Adam’s instruction to create ‘a palace of Graeco-Roman splendour’. The decorative stucco work and great beams of the ceiling reflect the pattern of the black and white marble floor. Statues of Roman nobles gaze down from their pedestals and the hall’s focal piece, a replica of Valadier’s bronze ‘The Dying Gaul’, commissioned by the 1st…

Entering the imposing front door to the magnificent Great Hall, visitors step back in time and see the Doric columns of a Roman Basilica, which realised Adam’s instruction to create ‘a palace of Graeco-Roman splendour’. The decorative stucco work and great beams of the ceiling reflect the pattern of the black and white marble floor. Statues of Roman nobles gaze down from their pedestals and the hall’s focal piece, a replica of Valadier’s bronze ‘The Dying Gaul’, commissioned by the 1st…

unfurnished on purpose, the beauty of the architecture is astonishing...interior of Drayton Hall is a weathered aqua...

unfurnished on purpose, the beauty of the architecture is astonishing...interior of Drayton Hall is a weathered aqua...

The Marble Hall at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire. The Marble Hall was designed by Robert Adam in the 1760s and inspired by Roman architecture.

The Marble Hall at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire. The Marble Hall was designed by Robert Adam in the 1760s and inspired by Roman architecture.

Apsley House, The Duke of Wellington’s Ancestral Home. Hyde Park corner, London

Apsley House, The Duke of Wellington’s Ancestral Home. Hyde Park corner, London

Palladian portico of Kedleston Hall

Palladian portico of Kedleston Hall Kedleston Hall is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, owned by the National Trust. It is the seat of the Curzon family and was built from for Nathaniel Curzon, the first Baron Scarsdale. The main architect

Harewood House Interiors | Harewood House near Leeds has interiors by Robert Adam

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Harewood House Interiors | Harewood House near Leeds has interiors by Robert Adam

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