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The Tunnel, Welbeck Abbey

Welbeck Abbey is a landscaped park with much woodland, c.1200ha, having had extensive C19 and early C20 formal gardens in vicinity of house. It was home to the Dukes of Portland. The first Duke of Portland attained Peerage of Great Britain in 1716. This was William Henry Bentinck, who was already Earl of Portland. The dukedom came into the possession of the Cavendish-Bentinck family by marriage. T…