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A Bedroom at Beaudesert Hall

Pictured is one of the bedrooms from a group of rooms located above the Long Gallery known as “The Nurseries”. As with many rooms at Beaudesert the walls were hung with Chinese wallpaper and here it ...

A Bedroom at Beaudesert Hall

There were many bedrooms at Beaudesert. This panelled room with a stone fireplace is thought to be one of the bedrooms from a group of rooms located above the Long Gallery known as “The Nurseries”. Beaudesert ...

A Bedroom at Wootton Lodge

Pictured is one of the bedrooms at Wootton Lodge, photographed by Country Life in March 1959. Wootton Lodge was built as a hunting lodge by Sir Richard Fleetwood between about 1580 and 1610. It was ...

A Bedroom at Wootton Lodge

Pictured is one of the bedrooms at Wootton Lodge. Photographed by Country Life and featured in their magazine in March 1959. The panelling dates from around 1700. Wootton Lodge was built as a hunting ...

Banquet Hall, Alton Towers

A postcard view (looking north-east) of the Banquet Hall taken around 1927 when it was in use as a refreshment room. Over the years this room was also known as the Great Dining Room and the Dining Room. ...

Fireplace, Broughton Hall

Broughton Hall was built for Sir Thomas Broughton in the mid-sixteenth century, possibly on the site of an earlier building. During the eighteenth century the ornate timber work was covered in plaster, ...

Fireplace, Ingestre Hall

A fireplace in the Yellow Drawing Room at Ingestre Hall. Ingestre Hall was built by Sir Walter Chetwynd in 1613. By the eighteenth century it had been acquired by the Talbots, who remodelled parts of ...

Lord Anglesey’s Sitting Room at Beaudesert Hall

Lord Anglesey’s Sitting Room was affected by the 1909 fire. During the repairs the room was altered by using a decorative scheme based on Plas Mawr, Conway. Beaudesert Hall was the mansion of the ...

Talbot Gallery, Alton Towers

The Talbot Gallery at Alton Towers. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began adapting an existing 16th ...

The Dining Room at Wootton Lodge

Pictured is the Dining Room at Wootton Lodge. Photographed by Country Life and featured in their magazine in March 1959. The panelling dates from around 1700 and the fireplace has a plain bolection-moulding; ...

The Drawing Room at Wootton Lodge

Pictured is the Drawing Room at Wootton Lodge, photographed by Country Life and featured in their magazine in March 1959. The panelling dates from around 1700. The fireplace has changed at least three ...

The Flitch of Bacon, Wychnor Hall

Postcard view of a fireplace with the wooden 'Flitch of Bacon' mounted above it. The 'Wychnor Flitch' is a manorial custom dating from the 14th century. The owners of the Hall would be obliged to ...

The Guard Room at Beaudesert Hall

Originally the Housekeeper's Room, this half basement room later became known as the Guard Room, which was situated by the east front entrance door. The Jacobean panelling was newly introduced and had ...

The Long Gallery at Beaudesert Hall

Following the 1909 fire in an adjacent part of the building renovations were made to the Long Gallery where traces survived from Lord Paget’s time. It was remodelled to restore its Elizabethan appearance. ...

The Long Gallery Mantelpiece at Beaudesert Hall

The mantelpiece in the Long Gallery was considered to be one of the few outstanding remnants of Elizabethan times at Beaudesert. Following the 1909 fire in an adjacent part of the building, renovations ...

The Long Gallery Tapestry at Beaudesert Hall

Following the 1909 fire in an adjacent part of the building renovations were made to the Gallery. On the left is a large wall tapestry 'The Virtues Challenge the Vices as Christ begins his Ministry', ...

The Yellow Drawing Room at Beaudesert Hall

The Yellow Drawing Room at Beaudesert was around 48 feet long by 36 feet wide and was situated on the first floor adjacent to the north end of the Long Gallery. The room was lined with oak panelling and ...

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