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Kedleston Hall, entrance hall looking south

Kedleston Hall is a classical Palladian mansion built 1759-65 for Sir Nathaniel Curzon, whose family had lived in the area since the 12th century. Initially built by Mathew Brettingham, reworks were by James Paine. The construction was then taken over by the Scottish architect and designer, Robert Adam who was responsible for the south facing front and the most complete and least-altered sequence …