Houghton Hall

Houghton Hall (/\u02c8ha\u028at\u0259n/ HOW-t\u0259n) is a country house just north of Houghton in Norfolk, England. It is the home of David Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley.\nIt was built for the de facto first British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, and it is a key building in the history of Palladian architecture in England. It is a Grade I listed building surrounded by 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of parkland adjacent to Sandringham House.\nThe house has a rectangular main block which consists of a rustic basement at ground level, with a piano nobile, bedroom floor and attics above. There are also two lower flanking wings joined to the main block by colonnades. To the south of the house there is a detached quadrangular stable block.\nThe exterior is both... (Read more on Wikipedia)

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King Charles II and John Rose the Royal gardener -...

Going up the Line

Venise par Temps Gris - signed and inscribed mon ...

Portrait of the Marquess of Cholmondeley - signed ...

A pair of ormolu-mounted Sevres bleu nouveau porce...

Portrait of Sibyl

A pair of Regence ormolu-mounted Chinese figures o...

Portrait of George

Portrait of a young woman

Portrait of an Architect

Poppies

Flowers in a sculpted urn

Portrait of Miss Sarah Warden

Portrait of a Gentleman of the Sergison Family of...

Portrait of Colonel Charles Walpole

Portrait of Hugh

Portrait of Arthur Capel

Portrait of Margaret

Portrait of King George I

Portrait of Mary

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of the Earl of Rochester

Portrait of Sir Robert Walpole

Portrait of Lady Sassoon

Thomas Gainsborough

Portrait of a Gentleman

Portrait of Prince Edward

Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of Mary Walpole

Portrait of Lady Walpole

A Byzantine pavement with three marble columns

The play scene from Hamlet

George

The Fortune Teller

A pair of walnut armchairs with spirally turned up...

A pair of black lacquer coffers-on-stand with six ...

A Japanese black lacquer cabinet-on-stand with pan...

A giltwood centre table in the style of William Ke...

A set of four George II Sicilian jasper pedestals ...

A large George II ebonised kneehole writing desk i...

A George II mahogany cabinet in the style of Willi...

An George II walnut dining-table with oval twin-fl...

A pair of George II walnut love seats

A Queen Anne burr-walnut writing open armchair

A Japanese black lacquer cabinet-on-stand decorate...

Nine George II walnut chairs with turned uprights ...

A pair of giltwood canapes

A George II mahogany oval gateleg dining-table wit...

A pair of Queen Anne giltwood upright pier-glasses...

A pair of giltwood upright mirrors with arched bev...

A George II mahogany library or cockfighting chair...

A George II large walnut side table with breche vi...

Willem van de Velde

A George II mahogany large kneehole writing desk i...

A pair of George II walnut open armchairs with cur...

A set of ten George II walnut chairs by Thomas Rob...

A large lignum vitae turned wassail bowl and cover...

A George II walnut love seat

A set of five George II walnut chairs

A George II mahogany large side table surmounted b...

A Chinese black lacquer large twelve-leaf screen d...

A pair of porphyry large urn-shaped vases with spi...

A George II black lacquer coffer-on-stand with rec...

An ormolu-mounted corne-verte table a ecrire

A pair of Queen Anne walnut chairs

A Queen Anne walnut chair with scroll uprights

A suite of George II gilt-gesso seat furniture

A Louis XIV Boulle cabinet attributed to Pierre Go...

A George red walnut games table with shaped triple...

A George II giltwood side table in the style of Wi...

A George II large giltwood upright mirror in the s...

A George III mahogany writing table in the style o...

A pair of Queen Anne walnut side tables

A George III glass chandelier with canopied top an...

A pair of Chinese apple-green bowls and covers

A pair of Sevres porcelain square orange tubs pain...

An George II walnut side table with a drawer on ca...

A Queen Anne walnut chest-on-stand fitted with thr...

A pair of late George III simulated marble upright...

A Chinese export black lacquer kneeholed dressing ...

A George II walnut small side table with moulded b...

Three George I black lacquer hall chairs with moul...

A set of eight George I walnut chairs

A James II ebonised open armchair

A George III mahogany sofa table with double-flap ...

A set of four George I walnut chairs with plain va...

A suite of George III grey-painted and gilt seat f...

A George I walnut clothes press

A pair of George II mahogany bedside cupboards

A George canopy bedstead with moulded border to th...

A George II mahogany side table with rectangular t...

A George III rosewood sofa table with reeded plain...

A George II mahogany and pine pedestal table in th...

A William and Mary verre eglomise overmantel with ...

A George II state bedstead covered with contempora...

A Chinese black lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid...

Four Queen Anne walnut chairs with stuffed seats a...

A George II state canopy bedstead

A Queen Anne Vauxhall glass overmantel with two re...

A pair of Queen Anne Bristol glass mirrors with al...

An Anglo-Indian engraved ivory pedestal desk or dr...

A set of eight George II painted tapestry cartoons...

A late George III painted pedestal table

A pair of George I walnut love seats upholstered i...

A Roman marble head of a Greek philosopher recitin...

A Roman white marble head of a Priest of Dionysus ...

A white marble bust of the Belvedere Antinous

A white marble bust of Rome with the she-wolf

A white marble bust of Minerva

A white marble bust of Apollo Belvedere

A plaster figure of Ceres by Locatelli

A European long stitch needlework carpet

A pair of Chinese blue and white fish-bowls painte...

Two Chinese blue and white fish-bowls

A Chinese blue and white shallow cistern

A pair of Sevres later-decorated vases a oignons o...

A Louis XV ormolu clock surmounted by three dancin...

A pair of oval meat dishes by Daniel Piers

A large George I pewter dinner-service with the Wa...

Portrait of Countess Orford

Portrait of a Lady

A Queen Anne Vauxhall glass overmantel with three ...

A set of eight George II walnut chairs

An George I walnut side table with a cavetto drawe...

Portrait of Francis Seymour-Conway

A Queen Anne overmantel with three rectangular bev...

A set of six panels of Mortlake tapestry of the mo...

A pair of large vase-shaped wine-coolers on square...

Portrait of Charles

Portrait of Sir Robert Walpole

David Teniers

A Queen Anne walnut chest-on-stand

A George mahogany side table

A George mahogany architect's table with moulded b...

A pair of black lacquer coffers-on-stands with rec...

A pair of George II mahogany centre tables

A set of six Queen Anne walnut chairs

A set of eight George I spoon-back walnut chairs w...

A set of four simulated bamboo chairs with trellis...

A marble head of the Madonna

A George II plain circular waiter on three scroll ...

A Roman white marble head of Zeus

A Roman marble over-lifesize head of a woman relat...

A Roman Parian marble head of Aphrodite

A George II mahogany side-table with moulded borde...

A Georgian glass chandelier with vari-baluster ste...

A pair of William and Mary walnut side tables with...

A set of four George III Corinthian column candles...

A pair of Queen Anne walnut chairs and a love seat...

A pair of Louis XV style ormolu wall-lights

A George II mahogany side table

Portrait of Catherine Shorter

A William and Mary walnut side table

A set of seven early George III mahogany library o...

Four George oak hall chairs with shaped oval backs...

A pair of oval meat-dishes

A George III boat-shaped inkstand on four feet

Portrait of Sir Robert Walpole

A pair of George II mahogany centre tables with fo...

The Encampment of the West Norfolk Militia at Ree...

a brown stallion in a walled yard

A pair of George III mahogany rectangular chests o...

The mouth of the Grand Canal

A George III circular tripod table

An Queen Anne overmantel with three rectangular be...

A walnut and marquetry writing chair

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of a young Prince

An oblong seal with foliage border and handle

Portrait of Lady Turner

Portrait of Sir Robert Walpole

Four Queen Anne walnut chairs with scroll uprights...

An oval meat dish engraved with the arms of Cholmo...

A George III mahogany pedestal breakfast table wit...

A late George III giltwood and painted work-table ...

A George II state canopy bedstead with moulded cor...

A panel of Mortlake tapestry

A set of eight George III circular fluted dish-cov...

A George II mahogany table the moulded top with r...

A pair of George II circular second-course dishes

A George II canopy (angel) bedstead with moulded a...

A pair of Irish George III oval mirrors

A large George III chenille pile carpet

A pair of George II mahogany centre tables with mo...

A marble figure of Venus Marina by Giovanni Battis...

Eight George I walnut chairs

Four oval meat dishes

A White Hound in profile to the left in a landscap...

A George I walnut love seat upholstered in pale bl...

A Roman marble head of the Emperor Hadrian

Four George III circular second-course dishes

Florence

A pair of oval meat dishes

A pair of oval meat dishes

Portrait of King George IV

A George II mahogany dining-table with three end s...

A Roman marble head of Pollux (tip of nose and chi...

A George II mahogany side table

A late Georgian giltwood overmantel with rectangul...

Portrait of the Hon. Henry Conway-Seymour

Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of Catherine

A pair of George I walnut stools

A portrait miniature of George IV

A George II painted sedan chair seat with waved ba...

Three unusual large table-candlesticks on square g...

A pair of Louis XV style ormolu wall-lights

Portrait of Prince Henry

A pair of early Georgian mahogany rectangular side...

A pair of Louis XV style ormolu wall-lights

A George II mahogany side table with associated re...

A Roman white marble head of Julia Domna

A pair of white marble busts of ladies in the anti...

A William and Mary walnut side table with rectangu...

A pair of George II mahogany hall settees with pan...

The Cholmondeley Service A Chinese famille-rose ar...

A George II mahogany side table

A George I plain vase-shaped caster with moulded f...

A George III mahogany pedestal breakfast table

A Queen Anne lacquer kneehole dressing table simul...

A George II two-leaf screen

Richard Simpkin - 9th Officer

Richard Simpkin - 5th Royal Irish Lancers

Richard Simpkin - The Royal Horse Guards drum hors...

Richard Simpkin - A Life Guard

Richard Simpkin - The 2nd Dragoons

Richard Simpkin - The 11th Prince Albert's Own Hus...

uniforms of the regiment

Richard Simpkin - 2nd Royal Dragoons