Castle Howard, UK

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Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, 15 miles north of York. One of the grandest private residences in Britain, most of it was built between 1699 and 1712 for the Earl of Carlisle, to a design by Sir John Vanbrugh.

Love Brideshead Revisited? Castle Howard is the real location.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Dawn at Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England. For over 300 years this has been the private residence of the Howard family.

The garden front at the south-east of Castle Howard, Yorkshire, Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor, architects

The garden front at the south-east of Castle Howard, Yorkshire, designed by architects Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor.

Castle Howard, Yorkshire

Castle Howard Corridor running between the West Wing and the Great Hall. It is lined with busts of classical figures and mythological scenes.

Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England

Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, 15 miles km) north of York.

I hadn't even thought about having one of those higher story balconies on the inside. I think my original sketch needs updating. - Castle Howard Interior Dome

Close up of frescos on the interior dome of Black Manor's Great Hall Source: Castle Howard, York, England

Temple of the Four Winds, Castle Howard

Temple of the Four Winds, Castle Howard Castle Howard, the home of the Howard family for over 300 years, may be best known as the filming location for the series Brideshead Revisited. This is a small “temple” at the far end of the extensive grounds.

Stunning Picz: Castle Howard - North Yorkshire - England                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, 15 miles north of York. It was built between 1699 and 1712 for the Earl of Carlisle, to a design by Sir John Vanbrugh and is one of the grandest private residences in Britain.

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