An attractive 14th century house surrounded by landscaped gardens. The medieval core of the hall is hidden behind attractive Tudor rebuilding, and a west front added in the Georgian period. Within the Hall is an organ said to have been played by Handel, who was a family friend.
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With breathtaking views, 400 acres of picturesque parkland and a stunning 14th century manor, St. Pierre, a Marriott Hotel and Country Club is an idyllic retreat. Our resort, set in the rolling hills of South Wales, features the perfect blend of ancient architecture and modern amenities. Our elegant rooms offer … more >>
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One of the world's great art museums, the National Gallery faces onto Trafalgar Square. Pigeons and tourists outside, but inside a wealth of magnificent European art from the 13th to the 20th century. Despite the presence of Gainsborough's Mr. And Mrs. Andrews, and Constable's Haywain, this is not the place to look for a large gathering of native British art, as the honour of housing the national collection falls to the Tate Gallery. Never mind, … ... more