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West Wycombe Park

West Wycombe Park
Address: West Wycombe Park
West Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode: HP14 3AJ
Telephone: 01494 513569
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Description
West Wycombe Park

Perfectly preserved rococo landscape garden, surrounding a neo-classical mansion

The garden was created in the mid-18th century by Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society and the Hellfire Club. The house is among the most theatrical and Italianate in England, its façades formed as classical temples. The interior has Palmyrene ceilings and decoration, with pictures, furniture and sculpture dating from the time of Sir Francis. The house has featured in many recent films and television series including The Importance of Being Earnest

Name and credits for images of West Wycombe Park
 
Reference: 55228
 
Description of image -  The North Front of West Wycombe in autumn.
 
Credit for photograph: Alasdair Ogilvie
 
Copyright: ©NTPL/Alasdair Ogilvie
 
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