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Once, centuries ago in the days of Henry VIII a Benedictine Abbey stood here. A casualty of King's Dissolution caused by his...

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A picture tour of Audley End - a Historic Building in the town of Saffron Walden, in the county of Essex

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Photographer: © Zbigniew Siwik (Gallery)(5th June 2014)
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Audley End

Audley End takes its name from Sir Thomas Audley, Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor who, after 1538, adapted the extensive buildings of suppressed Walden Abbey as his mansion. His grandson Thomas Howard, first Earl of Suffolk, rebuilt the house on a massive scale between 1603 and 1614. Known as 'the Palace of Audley End', this Jacobean 'prodigy house' was three times its present size, and one of the largest mansions in England.Today the house's interior largely represents the taste of the third Baron Braybrooke, who during the 1820s redecorated many of its rooms in the Jacobean style. He installed his extensive picture collection, and filled the rooms with inherited furnishings. The fourth Baron Braybrooke's natural history collection also remains an appealing feature of the house.

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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 5D
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 30 mm, Aperture: f 11.3, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/160 sec, Metering Mode: Unknown, Exposure Bias: -1 EV
Date/Time Creation: May 5, 2014, 12:18 pm
ImageID:1190268, Image size: 4268 x 2845 pixels

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Comment by rustyruth(5th June 2014)

Wonderful set Zbig, very interesting narrative, thank you.

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(5th June 2014)

Stunning set of pics

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Comment by Dave John(5th June 2014)

Good set of pics Zbig, and interesting reading

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(5th June 2014)

Great collection of pics here Zbigniew.

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