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Lamport Hall is one of the finest Grade I listed buildings. It contains a wealth of outstanding furniture, books, china and paintings, many of which were brought back by the third Baronet's Grand Tour of Europe in the 1670s. Sir Charles Isham is responsible for the present appearance of the garden, with a small Italian garden and the remarkable rock garden rising like a ruin at 24' tall. In the time of Sir Charles this was peopled by small figures, undoubtedly the first garden gnomes in England.
Historic house or home, Architecture centre, Garden, parklands or rural site
Easter Sunday - 12 October, guided tours only at 14.15 and 15.00 on Wed and Thurs. All fair days 14.00 - 17.00 with Room Stewards (no guided tours). See website for details.
Hall & Gardens:
Children (11-18) £3.00
Child (11-18) £2.50
Lamport Society and HHA Members: Free
The collections of Lamport Hall include a wealth of outstanding furniture, books, china and paintings, many of which were collected by the 3rd Baronet during his Grand Tour of Europe in the 1670s
Key artists and exhibits
- Anthony Van Dyck
- Carlo Maratti
- David Loggan
- Peter Lely
- Luca Giordano
- Venetian cabinets
- Flemish cabinets
'The Good, the ad & the Objectionable: Eighteenth Century Country Houses' Architecture and Interiors'
- 9 September 2014 10am-3pm
Title: 'The Good, the ad & the Objectionable: Eighteenth Century Country Houses' Architecture and Interiors'
Speaker: Dr Peter Lindfield
A set of 3 lectures with luncheon and tea and coffee
£40 per person including luncheon
For more information:
Tel: 01604 686272
Lamport Hall Annual Gift and Craft Fair
- 11 — 12 October 2014 10am-5pm
A fantastic opportunity for Christmas shopping or treating yourself.
Circa 90 stalls
- Family friendly
- Any age
Enquiries: Lamport Hall 01604 686272