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Houghton Hall’s Glory, Restored: The Exhibition That Showcases an Estate’s Former Grandeur

Houghton Hall’s Glory, Restored: The Exhibition That Showcases an Estate’s Former Grandeur | Vanity Fair

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Holkham

Holkham Beach North Norfolk , England . Listed in the Telegraph's top 20 beaches in UK and with good reason.

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Houghton Hall. Built in the 1720s by Sir Robert Walpole, one of England’s finest Palladian houses. To realize his dream for a truly magnificent house that would justly reflect his considerable power and status, Walpole employed the architects James Gibbs and Colen Campbell to draw up plans for the house whilst William Kent took charge of the interiors. No expense was spared and each room was lavishly decorated using the finest craftsmen.

Sheringham Park, Norfolk, England. The great 19th century landscaper said of Sheringham 'It possesses more natural beauty and local advantages than any other place I have ever seen'