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North front of Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall is a classical Palladian mansion built for the Curzon family between 1759 and 1765. The original design for the house was by Matthew Brettingham and James Paine. Work commenced on the houses and the pavilions were completed and work had started on the first floor of the main house when Curzon was introduced to the Scottish architect Robert Adam. Curzon was so taken by Adam's ideas t…