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Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Burghley House
Stamford
Lincolnshire

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Burghley House is the largest and grandest house of the first Elizabethan Age. Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer of England, between 1565 and 1587, the House is a family home for his descendants to this day.

Eighteen State Rooms including many decorated by Antonio Verrio in the 17th century, house a huge collection of great works of art, including one of the most important private collections of 17th century Italian paintings, the earliest inventoried collection of Japanese ceramics in the West, rare examples of European porcelain, and wood carvings by Grinling Gibbons and his followers. There are also four magnificent State Beds, fine examples of English and continental furniture and important tapestries and textiles.

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Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Admission Price: Pls contact for latest admission rates
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Licensed Restaurant

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