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Wednesday, November 11 • 15:45 - 18:00
Session 3: Beyond Stourhead: Classical influences at other Georgian country houses LIMITED

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Alan Montgomery

PhD Student, Birkbeck College, University of London
TITLE: CALEDONIA’S “VIRGILIAN ELYSIUM”: THE RECOVERY AND REINVENTION OF ROMAN SCOTLAND AT PENICUIK HOUSE. | ABSTRACT: Sir John Clerk of Penicuik (1676-1755) is now recognised as Scotland’s preeminent eighteenth-century Romanist antiquarian. His interest in ancient Rome was piqued during a ‘Grand Tour’ in 1697, and in 1722 he inherited the family seat of Newbiggin near Edinburgh. Clerk’s treatment of the... Read More →
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David Noy

Associate Lecturer, The Open University
TITLE: DELOS IN THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY GARDEN | ABSTRACT: The Aegean island of Delos was a rich source of antiquities for seventeenth- and eighteenth-century collectors.  Densely populated in Antiquity, it had become completely uninhabited, and passing travellers could help themselves to anything which would fit into their ship, without needing to negotiate with the Ottoman authorities.  Visitors started to complain that there was nothing... Read More →
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Nicola Pritchard-Pink

Independent Scholar
TITLE: THE INTEGRAL PORTRAYAL OF COUNTRY HOUSE, GARDEN AND ESTATE AT HERRIARD HOUSE IN HAMPSHIRE. | ABSTRACT: Using the case study of George Purefoy Jervoise of Herriard House in Hampshire, I shall demonstrate the vital relationship between country house, garden and estate, all combining to form an integrated image of the landowner. | Upon inheriting in 1794, Jervoise undertook major improvements on his estate. These included increasing... Read More →
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Danielle Westerhof

Independent scholar
TITLE: ‘TRACED WITH GREAT TASTE’: RECREATING ARCADIA AT KEDLESTON HALL. ABSTRACT: Kedleston Hall has been hailed as a masterpiece of eighteenth-century neo-classicism – a temple of the arts built by the ambitious Nathaniel Curzon with the help of the equally ambitious Robert Adam. Faced with the splendour of Adam’s south front, modelled on the Arch of Constantine, inscribed with the confident and proud legend Amicis et sibi, it is easy... Read More →

Wednesday November 11, 2015 15:45 - 18:00
Stourton Memorial Hall The Spread Eagle Courtyard Stourton BA12 6QE

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