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Holkham Hall
Wells-next-the-Sea, Holkham NR23 1AB Route Planner
The Green Guide

Description

Residence of the counts of Leicester and Coke of Norfolk (1754-1842), the inventor of modern agriculture, Holkham Hall is a Palladian style palace designed by William Kent. The most imposing room is the marble vestibule, made of polished pink alabaster; a gallery of ionic pink columns spectacularly showcases the neo-Classical sculptures. The reception hall (with works by Nicolas Poussin) and the saloon (works by Rubens and Van Dyck) are almost as majestic.

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end Mar-Oct: Sun, Mon and Thu noon-5.30pm (last admission 4.30pm)

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