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Location type: Building
Location address: United Kingdom, Daventry, Lamport
Number of texts: 2
3 stars
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Lamport Hall in Lamport, Northamptonshire is a fine example of a Grade I Listed House. It was developed from a Tudor Manor but is now notable for its classical frontage. The Hall contains an outstanding collection of books paintings and furniture. The building includes The High Room with a magnificent ceiling by William Smith. It also has a library with 16th-century volumes and an early 19th-century cabinet room with Neapolitan cabinets which depict mythological paintings on glass. It is open to the public

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The 10th Baronet, Sir Charles Isham, living in Lamport Hall in the 19th century, is credited with beginning the tradition of garden gnomes in the United Kingdom when he introduced a number of terracotta figures from Germany in the 1840s.

Lamport Hall was the home of the Isham family from 1560 to 1976 and is a fine example of a Grade I Listed House. It is open to the public.

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