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Wednesday, November 11 • 10:30 - 11:30
Hoares, Tours and the Country House LIMITED

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Roey Sweet

Professor of Urban History, University of Leicester
TITLE: TOURS, HOARES AND COUNTRY HOUSES. | ABSTRACT: Henry the Magnificent’s creation of gardens at Stourhead, his father’s neo-Palladian mansion, was directly inspired by his intellectual engagement with classical antiquity, but in a highly eclectic and, indeed , creative way.   A definitively English landscape was created that drew its imaginative force and meaning  from the literature of antiquity- notably... Read More →

Wednesday November 11, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Stourton Memorial Hall The Spread Eagle Courtyard Stourton BA12 6QE

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