Holkham Hall

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Listed country house near Wells-next-the-Sea. 1734-64, the seat of Thomas Coke, later First Earl of Leicester; designed to reflect his taste as a Grand Tourist. By William Kent, executed and completed by Matthew Brettingham the Elder. Holkham gault brick of exceptional quality. Slate roofs. Central block with 4 wings divided by internal courtyards. Arranged as a Palladian villa on enlarged scale, with references in towered central block to Inigo Jones’s Wilton House.

Holkham Hall, Norfolk

Holkham Hall, Norfolk

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