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Farnborough Hall 15 June 2011

Farnborough

in the county of Warwickshire

A picture of Totton

Totton

in the county of Hampshire

Millbrook Cottages Lake in High Bickington, Devon

High Bickington

in the county of Devon


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Pictures of Upton House & Gardens

a Historic Building in the town of Banbury, in the county of Oxfordshire

About Upton House & Gardens

The impressive mansion, built in the 17th century on an earlier site, was remodelled in the 1920s by the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, son of the founder of Shell Oil and later the company’s Chairman. One of the great collectors of his age, he filled the house with stunning collections of art, tapestries and porcelain, and laid out magnificent gardens in the valleys below. Amongst the outstanding collection of English and Old Master paintings presented over three floors are works by Hogarth, Raeburn, Stubbs, El Greco, Bosch, Metsu, Canaletto and Breugel, whilst the porcelain collection includes fine examples of Sèvres, Worcester tableware and figures by Bow, Chelsea and Derby. The tranquil grounds include wide lawns, a kitchen garden, dramatic terraces, water gardens, colourful borders, ornamental pools and the National Collection of Asters

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Recommended towns & villages near Upton House & Gardens

The Pond, Wroxton, Oxfordshire

Wroxton (26 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire

(3.4 miles, 5.4 km, direction SE)

Quintessential pretty Oxfordshire village showing a wealth of attractive thatched cottages, built mostly following a fire which struck the village during the latter half of the 17th-century...

Farnborough Hall 15 June 2011

Farnborough (4 Pictures)

in the county of Warwickshire

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction NE)

Traditionally known as the last outpost of the Cotswolds...

Lake near Combrook in Warwickshire, England

Combrook (4 Pictures)

in the county of Warwickshire

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction NW)

A village to relish, set in leafy countryside bounded by quiet waterways...

St Peter & St Paul Village Church

Long Compton (15 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Warwickshire

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction SW)

Long Compton is a small picturesque village in southern Warwickshire close with the border of Oxfordshire and on the edge of the Cotswolds, just 5 miles north of the wonderful.....

Landscape near Ilmington, Warwickshire

Ilmington (1 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Warwickshire

(10.1 miles, 16.2 km, direction W)

Ilmington is a sprawling village, and mostly has all the Cotswold hallmarks...

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Recommended attractions near Upton House & Gardens

A picture of Brook Cottage Gardens, Alkerton

Brook Cottage Gardens, Alkerton (16 Pictures)

(1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction S)

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Burton Dassett

Burton Dassett Hills Country Park (28 Pictures)

(4.6 miles, 7.5 km, direction NE)

This is a delightful country park covering almost 100 acres of rugged landscape full of rich and varied historical interest. The.....

Charlecote Park, Warwicks

Charlecote Park (26 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.2 km, direction NW)

From the first moment you see Charlecote's magnificent gatehouse, you know you are in for something special, for this house is a.....

The King's Men, part of the megalithic Rollright Stones

Rollright Stones (12 Pictures)

(10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction SW)

These Bronze-Age monolithic circles are third in importance only to Stone-Henge and Avebury. They are one of the most historic.....

Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon

Harvard House (8 Pictures)

(11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction NW)

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