chatsworth

Chatsworth in lovely Derbyshire where I live, thanks to her grace the duchess of devonshire and the dowager duchess of devonshire for her lovely writing and the grand, gorgeous and free grounds of chatsworth house xoxo georgina

The Painted Hall

It has been a pleasure to visit country houses this Diamond Jubilee Year, for most I have visited have celebrated the Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by creating displays of their own Co…

In the State Drawing Room. These two chairs were Coronation thrones of King George III and Queen Charlotte, carved and gilded by Katherine Nash, 1761.

In the State Drawing Room of Chatsworth. These two chairs were Coronation thrones of King George III and Queen Charlotte, carved and gilded by Katherine Nash,

Chatsworth House  The  Serpentine Hedge...  From...  http://a-l-ancien-regime.tumblr.com/post/22647905918/chatsworth-house-the-serpentine-hedge

The Serpentine Hedge at Chatsworth House - this is 'drawing the eye' to perfection, amazing hedge work, a sense of journey and a focal point at the end.

Chatsworth Hunting Tower

The Tower stands on the escarpment 400 feet above Chatsworth House, on the edge of Stand Wood

Chatsworth House roof: the lead weighs 243 tons and covers and area of 1 1/4 acres

Chatsworth House roof: the lead weighs 243 tons and covers and area of 1 acres

The State Drawing Room. The famous Mortlake Tapestries depict the Life of Christ, taken from drawings by Raphael. Like most rooms, this one is kept dark to protect the tapestries. The oriental porcelain is 17th century, imported from China which was the only source of porcelain at the time.

The State Drawing Room. The famous Mortlake Tapestries depict the Life of Christ, taken from drawings by Raphael. Like most rooms, this one is kept dark to protect the tapestries. The oriental porcelain is 17th century, imported from China which was the only source of porcelain at the time.

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