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National Trust Dyrham Park

Website http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-dyrhampark/
Classification Historic Building
DescriptionHansome Baroque country house built in the 17th-century, set in a large landscaped garden and deer park.

The house is set in 274 acres (1.1 kmē) of gardens and parkland. It was commissioned from William Talman by William Blathwayt, who was Secretary at War to William III, and is known for a collection including important examples of Dutch decorative arts and for 18th century additions including furniture by Gillow and Linnell. The property is now owned by the National Trust which took it over from the Government in 1961, who had purchased it from the Blathwayt family in 1956.The house and garden are open to the public from mid-March to the end of October, and the park all year, from late morning to about 5 pm. There is a bus service from Bath Spa railway station.
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The AddressDyrham Park, Dyrham, Chippenham, SN14 8ER
Phone0117 937 2501
DateOct 19, 2006
Contact NameNational Trust
CategoryEngland > Gloucestershire
England > Somerset > Attractions near Bath
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