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The Vyne
The Vyne
Address: The Vyne
Sherborne St John
Basingstoke
Hampshire
Postcode: RG24 9HL
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Description
The Vyne

16th-century house and estate reflecting changing styles and tastes over 500 years

Built in the early 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII's Lord Chamberlain, the house acquired a classical portico in the mid-17th century (the first of its kind in England) and contains a fascinating Tudor chapel with Renaissance glass, a Palladian staircase and a wealth of old panelling and fine furniture. The attractive grounds feature herbaceous borders and a wild garden, with lawns, lakes, one of the earliest summerhouses and woodland walks. A newly developed wetlands area attracts a diversity of wildlife

Name and credits for images of The Vyne
 
Reference: 82043
 
Description of image -  Ornamental lake at The Vyne with drooping willow tree reflecting on the water. Footbridge in background.
 
Credit for photograph: Andrea Jones
 
Copyright: ©NTPL/Andrea Jones
 
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