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Kedleston Hall

Before Kedleston Hall reopened this year, Brian Spencer went along to look at the conservation work carried out over the winter by its present owners, the National Trust. In the mid 1700s Sir Nathaniel Curzon employed the up and coming young architect Robert Adam to design and build Kedleston Hall, his first major commission.  What […]

A Stroll Around Kedleston

Derbyshire’s second most important grand house, Kedleston, is a short distance from the centre of Derby.  Brian Spencer took a stroll around its park and managed to glean something of the history of this stately home. Set amidst open parkland, Kedleston Hall sits in splendour at the head of the long sweeping drive.  It was […]