Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England - 1720s = architects James Gibbs and Colen Campbell for the house whilst William Kent took charge of the interiors

Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England - = architects James Gibbs and Colen Campbell designed the house whilst William Kent took charge of the interiors.

The Stone Hall at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England. Commissioned by Robert Walpole, the first real prime minister, Houghton represented the grand English Palladian tradition as interpreted by Colen Campbell and William Kent. A plentiful serving of original furniture and art remain in tact, including the magnificent interiors that make up the mansion. Just to give you an idea of the scale of this room, your head would only reach a few feet above the height of the original benches.~

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The Stone Hall at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England. Commissioned by Robert Walpole, the first real prime minister, Houghton represented the grand English Palladian tradition as interpreted by Colen Campbell and William Kent. A plentiful serving of original

Houghton Hall, Norfolk. Built in the 1720s by Sir Robert Walpole, our de facto first Prime Minister, Houghton is one of England’s finest Palladian houses.

Built in the by Sir Robert Walpole, de facto first Prime Minister, Houghton is one of England’s finest Palladian houses.

Lightscape : James Turrell at Houghton Hall (Hardcover) (Peter Murray & Hiram C. Butler)

Lightscape : James Turrell at Houghton Hall (Hardcover) (Peter Murray & Hiram C. Butler)

| Houghton Hall | Houghton Hall is a country house just north of Houghton in Norfolk, England. It is the home of David Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley.  It was built for the de facto first British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, and it is a key building in the history of Palladian architecture in England. It is a Grade I listed building surrounded by 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of parkland adjacent to Sandringham House.

| Houghton Hall | Houghton Hall is a country house just north of Houghton in Norfolk, England. It is the home of David Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley. It was built for the de facto first British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, and it is a key building in the history of Palladian architecture in England. It is a Grade I listed building surrounded by 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of parkland adjacent to Sandringham House.

Houghton Hall

Great Staircase, Houghton Hall --- Built by Sir Robert Walpole in Architects: James Gibbs & Colen Campbell.

La duchesse de Cambridge recycle une robe de Jenny Packham de  3.000

Such a wedding-worthy dress! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a gala dinner in support of East Anglia's Children's Hospices' nook appeal at Houghton Hall on June 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

The Great Staircase at Houghton Hall in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. The staircase features grisaille paintings by designer William Kent.

X Houghton Hall staircase Jonathan Becker - William Kent, murals in fictive frames on The Great Staircase, Houghton Hall, Photo: Jonathan Becker

Hold Your Horses - Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country...

Hold Your Horses - Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country...

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