Houghton Hall ~ A pair of cherubs pose on top of a pediment above a doorway in the Stone Hall leading to the Great Staircase

Houghton Hall ~ doorway in the Stone Hall leading to the Great Staircase

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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, England.

William Kent could turn a room into a masterpiece. // Designed by William Kent., One of a pair of benches, Mahogany, Marquess of Cholmondeley Houghton Hall

classical interior architecture | Exterior Window Pediments

Pediments: Classical Elements Of Ancient Architecture

Amazing site for descriptive language of historical architecture - Formalized Gables Of Classical Antiquity: The Embellishment Of Pediments

One of the many guest rooms at the 18th-century William Kent–designed Houghton Hall, home to the seventh Marquess of Cholmondeley. Like all good British country homes, this room features period furnishings and a chintz-upholstered chaise lounge.

One of the many guest rooms at the century William Kent-designed Houghton Hall,home of Marquess of Chomondeley. Like all good British country homes,this room features period furnishings and a chintz-upholstered chaise lounge.

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