Kingston Lacy (Dorset) Reviews
Description:Address: Wimborne Minster / BH21 4EA
Newest Review: ... which she was forced to leave. There are large portrait paintings on the top half of the room. The library looks quite cosy although there are many pieces of furniture here in front of a large marble fire place. There is a writing desk and armchairs and a couple of globes on the far side of the room. In the centre of the ceiling there is a mural painting and to either side two panels with a ... more
Customer Kingston Lacy (Dorset) Reviews (1)
by - written on 31/07/13, updated on 01/08/13 (Very useful, 82 readings)
Kingston Lacy. Kingston Lacy can be found in Wimborne Minster in the lovely county of Dorset on the South Coast of England. It was the private home of the Bankes family who previously were occupants of Corfe castle prior to it being destroyed by parliamentarians. Once the castle had been destroyed they set about looking for somewhere to build a new house. They chose this place to build the house which was on the Lacy estate. The house was designed by Sir Roger Pratt and building commenced in 1663. It was finally finished two years later in 1665. Inigo Jones designed the interior of the house which was seen to completion by his assistant John Webb. It had been ... Read the complete review
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