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Slide 12 - We now ascend an oak staircase and enter the principal bedrooms, likewise wainscoted in oak. One of these rooms contains a fine old oak four posted bedstead elaborately carved, purchased by Lord Dartmouth at accost of £250.

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Slide 7 - Perhaps the most notable apartment in the Hall, is that known as the 'Dragon Room' which dates from the period between the middle of the reigns of Henry the Seventh and Henry the Eighth, say about the year 1520. The ceiling of the room…

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Slide 5 - A fine oak staircase leads from the 'House Body' to the apartments on the upper floor. Ascending the staircase we are shown in one of the rooms on the upper storey, a massive carved oak four poster bed, dating from the time of Queen…

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Slide 5 - Ascending the staircase with its broad flights of oak steps and massive handrail and balusters we enter one of the bedrooms, in which is an old fashioned bedstead, draped in the orthodox manner of bygone days, and the remainder of the room…

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Slide 7 - On the upper storey an apartment is called the 'Kings Room', which was occupied by more than one of the Royal Stuarts. It contains massive carved oak four poster bedstead on which it is said King James the First slept when on his progress…

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Slide 5 - In one of the Bedrooms is a fine four post bedstead carved and draped in the orthodox fashion of bygone days. It is called the 'Duke of York's bed', but for what reason, and on what special occasion it was so named, I am unable to say.

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Slide 15 - The bedrooms are all in keeping with the splendid apartments already described

In one of the Rooms, called the 'State Room', is a fine 18th century bedstead with a beautifully carved canopy at the top, which is draped in cream and gold…

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Slide 21 - The State, or King James's State Room, is another fine apartment, the walls of which are wainscoted in oak, formed into large panels with enriched arches and borders, and pilasters between. The ceiling is divided up into a graceful…
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