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Slide 8 - The Dining Room is also furnished with old time furniture, and the walls are hung with fine paintings, and amongst the most notable of these, is one over the side-board, which is a portrait by Vandyke.

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Slide 2 - The house contains a good library, principally collected by Sir Godfrey Copley, and includes some rare M.S.S, it also contains a fine collection of pictures by Holbein, Raphael, Vandyke and other noted painters, procured by Sir Godfrey…

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Slide 7 - Here we have another one showing a similar mantle-piece at the West end of the same apartment. Over each of these is a fine wall painting identical in size, but different in subject.

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Slide 6 - The mantle-pieces at the East and West ends of the Saloon are of delicate and refined workmanship, of white Italian marble, inlaid with other coloured marbles under the shelves, which are supported on each side by fluted Ionic pillars with…

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Slide 12. Quoting again from 'Shirley' . . . . . .. She continues - 'And I cannot but secretly applaud the benevolent barbarian who had painted another and larger apartment - the Drawing Room to wit, formerly also an oak room - of a delicately pinky…

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Slide 7. The Oakwell property passed out of the hands of the Batt's early in the eighteenth century, and afterwards came into the possession of another celebrity, Fairfax Fearnely, Esq., a sessions Lawyer of great repute and indomitable spirit. In…

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Slide 4. Entering the Hall through the open porch which is protected inside with a stout oaken door, we enter a passage which extends through the building from front to back. On the left of the passage is a screen. Passing through one of the arched…

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Slide 11 - Inside more than one of the bedchambers the Jacobean character of the architecture is fully preserved.

This room, no doubt, was originally an upstairs parlour and has oak wainscoting to the walls with long fluted panels as a frieze.

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Slide 9 - The fire-place is the original one where logs and peat burn brightly on an open hearth supported by fire dogs. It may be mentioned that the fireplace was concealed by a modern mantelpiece which was only taken away in 1883 when Sir John…

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Slide 6: In another bedroom inside the Hall is a fine white marble matelpiece, beautifully carved and of pleasing design. Note the two candle holders on top of the mantelpiece, carved out of the solid marble.

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Slide 11: Marske owes its splendid library of books to Mr John Hutton, who died in 1863, aged 84. A view of the room in which the books are stored is now shown. Over the mantle-piece hangs a portrait of Matthew Hutton, who formed the destinies of…

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Slide 15: The interior of this fine old Mansion is most interesting, bearing come similarity to Haddon Hall. In the room known as "Lady Betty Hasting's Room" is a fine panelled oaken mantelpiece, bearing the date 1588, and the initials W.W, and E.W.,…

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Slide 14: A view of the mantelpiece showing it more in detail.

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Slide 13: A door out of the Saloon leads into the Dining Room. The walls are wainscoted in oak formed into large panels. At the end of the room is an arched recess which forms an effective feature. The mantelpiece is a good example of work of the…

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Slide 7 - Entering by the porch we are conducted inside the house, and shown the Library, a spacious and well-furnished apartment.

The walls are panelled throughout in oak, and the ceiling to the room is decorated with a geometrical design in…

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Slide 1 - Haugh End is rendered famous as the birthplace of Archbishop Tillotson. The room in which tradition says John Tillotson was born is on the ground floor, and is beautifully paneled in black oak. Over the fireplace is a representation in…

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Slide 9 - The finishing touch is given to this fine apartment by the unrivalled display of painted glass in the here great windows. The south window is the richest and best preserved, as every light is painted glass, and in it we find a clue to its…
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