The Saloon at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire © Nadia Mackenzie

Kedleston Hall National Trust - Hall and Park, Derbyshire

Robert Adam | Kedleston Hall, Marble Hall

Palladian portico of Kedleston Hall Kedleston Hall is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, owned by the National Trust. It is the seat of the Curzon family and was built from 1759-65 for Nathaniel Curzon, the first Baron Scarsdale. The main architect was Robert Adam, the famous exponent of neoclassicism. This picture shows the central section of the north front of the house with its grand portico, held up by Corinthian columns.

Marble Hall, Kedleston NTPL 183272

Asian objects at Kedleston hall, Derbyshire, collected by Lord Curzon (1859-1925) during his tenure as Viceroy of India. ©National Trust Images/Nadia Mackenzie

Sudbury Hall is a country house in Derbyshire, England, and is one the country's finest Restoration mansions. The National Trust Museum of Childhood is housed in the 19th-century servants' wing of Sudbury Hall.

Admirers of John Fowler will recognise his touches in the Great Hall at Sudbury, Derbyshire, redecorated in 1969.

Kedleston Hall © National Trust / Andrew Patterson

Kedleston Hall, design for the decoration of the end wall in a state room, James Stuart, 1757-8. Courtesy of Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, The Scarsdale Collection (The National Trust), © NTPL / John Hammond http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/j/james-athenian-stuart/

View through the Dressing room and Ante room and into the Saloon at Kedleston Hall.

Kedleston Hall

The Saloon at Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire. ©National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel

The virtuous Penelope, in an appliqué wall hanging in the Hall at Hardwick Hall. ©National Trust Images/John Hammondbyshire

Winnat Pass, Derbyshire, England photo

Details Adam, Robert (1728-1792) Design for the painted Breakfast Room in the Family Pavilion, 1760. One of three designs, in pen, ink and watercolour. Photo: John HammondLocation:Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, Great BritainPhoto Credit:National Trust Photo Library / Art Resource, NY

Marble fireplace in Cragside House, Northumberland

The Great Hall of Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England

The Staircase Hall at Uppark, another example of Paine's compact, top-lit staircases. The red baize door leads to the servants' quarters. ©NTPL/Geoffrey Frosh

Drawing Room, Kedleston Hall