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Slide 14 - In the Drawing Room, which we now enter, is a somewhat florid example of an 18th century mantelpiece in various coloured marbles. Over this is a painting which according to an accompanying tablet states it is a portrait of the Honourable…

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Slide 11: Marske owes its splendid library of books to Mr John Hutton, who died in 1863, aged 84. A view of the room in which the books are stored is now shown. Over the mantle-piece hangs a portrait of Matthew Hutton, who formed the destinies of…

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Slide 9: It is a fine apartment, and very characteristic of the period at which it was built, namely the early part of the 18th century. The furniture in the room has a substantial and homely character about it. Over the mantle-piece are the arms…

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Slide 20 - Although the Oak Room is not the largest apartment in the house, it is generally thought to be the most beautiful.

The character of the paneling is both rich and unusual, there being in each compartment an octagon with a plain cross…

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Slide 18 - The wealth of handicraft to be seen in the other parts of the house is also to be found in this room, notably in the elaborately carved oak chimney piece which forms so fine a decorative feature.

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Slide 17 - The Dining Room, which we now enter, is situate at the north east angle of the house and is lighted by two windows, one facing north, and the other, a noble bay of ample proportion, facing the south, overlooking the lawn and flower…

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Slide 15 - Passing through the archway at the end of the Hall, we now enter what is called the Oak Drawing Room.

Over the fireplace is a very strange carving, 'The Dance of Death', carved out of one solid piece of oak about 8 feet by 5 feet, the…

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Slide 12 - The Chimney Piece of the Hall was removed by Sir Griffiths Boynton from Barmston Manor House (a former seat of the Boyntons) and brought by him to Burton Agnes, some time about the year 1765.

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Slide 11 - Having viewed the exterior, let us now enter this ancestral home by the southern porch. The true note of the place is struck when we enter the Entrance Hall, and find a richness of carving, and an elaboration of effect which is quite…

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PH11/15. Fireplace chimney piece. 9.8.1953
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