Kingston Lacy

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Nat. Trust
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SeriesNational Trust Guide Books
ContributionsNational Trust.
The Physical Object
Pagination(64)p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21645369M
ISBN 100707802253
OCLC/WorldCa32201797

The house at Kingston Lacy in Dorset is a treasure trove of art work and the exotic, all courtesy of the Bankes family and their colourful past. To enjoy the house book your timed entry ticket now via the What's on page.

The garden at Kingston Lacy. When autumn arrives Kingston Lacy bursts into colour, with yellows, oranges and reds painting a Location: Wimborne Minster, BH21 4EA, Dorset.

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Kingston Lacy NT, Wimborne, United Kingdom. 6, likes talking about this 9, were here. Beautiful country estate set in over 8, acres of Dorset and bequeathed to the National Trust in /5().

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Normal property admission applies. Planning to explore the house on your visit. Pre-book your free timed entry ticket here to discover a lavish. Kingston Lacy (National Trust Guidebooks) Paperback – October 1, by Anthony Mitchell (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). This is a fascinating insight into the life of a child born to an aristocratic family Kingston Lacy book the turn of the 19/20 century, told by Viola Bankes of Kingston Lacy.

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Treasures abound at Kingston Lacy, home to the Bankes family for over years. Paintings by Old Masters jostle for attention, while superb ceiling paintings draw your eye skywards. Outside yet more beauties await, from grand avenues, formal parterres and a beautifully restored Japanese Garden to picturesque parkland and an historically rich rural estate.

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K views December 4, Kingston Lacy NT. Kingston Lacy book views December 4, Christmas at Kingston Lacy. Kingston Lacy: Ticket Prices Beware - See 1, traveler reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Wimborne Minster, UK, at Tripadvisor.1/5(K). Kingston Lacy House Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne BH21 4EA, England.

Review Highlights. “Fabulous Gardens, Interesting House With Lots of History” My partner and I called in here recently whilst on our way back from Studland. The house was read /5(K).

jotted down in his commonplace book, between May and the end ofa note of ‘Pictures in my Chamber att Grayes Inne’, consisting of a mere 15 of them, he can have had little idea that they would swell to the roughly paintings that are at Kingston Lacy File Size: 3MB.

6, Followers, Following, 1, Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Kingston Lacy - (@ntkingstonlacy)K posts. The Stables Café at Kingston Lacy is open during property opening hours. Enjoy hot and cold drinks, wholesome soups, light bites, cream teas, fresh cakes, sandwiches and cooked lunches (hot food is served pm – pm).

We strongly recommend that groups book lunch or. William John Bankes (11 December – 15 April ), the second, but first surviving, son of Henry Bankes MP, was a notable explorer, Egyptologist and adventurer. He was a member of the Bankes family of Dorset and he had Sir Charles Barry recase Kingston Lacy in stone as it is today.

He travelled extensively to the Near East and Egypt and made an extensive individual collection of Political party: Tory. Treasures abound at Kingston Lacy, home to the Bankes family for over years. Paintings by Old Masters jostle for attention, while superb ceiling paintings draw your eye skywards.

Outside yet more beauties await, from grand avenues, formal parterres and a beautifully restored Japanese Garden to picturesque parkland and an historically rich. An imposing 17th-century mansion set on hectares ( acres) of wooded park, Kingston Lacy was the home of the Bankes family for more than years.

They entertained such distinguished guests as King Edward VII, Kaiser Wilhelm, Thomas Hardy, and George V. If you have an hour -- better yet, 2 1/3(1). Aside from the obvious snapshot of social history the book provides, it is a rather unusual library find, as cookery books were almost exclusively confined – and lost – to the rigours of the kitchens.

Later items of note include a copy of The Mayor of Casterbridge, inscribed: ‘Mrs. Bankes, Kingston Lacy. Thomas Hardy, 23 Sept. Kingston Lacy was originally constructed to the design of Sir Roger Pratt in for Sir Ralph Bankes (d ). The house was built in brick, with a hipped, balustraded roof and cupola.

This arrangement was altered in by John Bankes the Younger when the roof had to be reconstructed without the balustrade and cupola. Kingston Lacy. Kingston Lacy was built in for Sir Ralph Bankes by Sir Roger Pratt after the Bankes family’s main seat, Corfe Castle, was ruined during the Commonwealth.

Inthe rising star of Victorian architecture, Sir Charles Barry - who also built the Houses of Parliament - encased the building in stone. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bankes, Viola.

Kingston Lacy childhood. Wimborne, Dorset: Dovecote Press, (OCoLC) Named Person. Kingston Lacy was bequeathed to the National Trust by Ralph Bankes (–) with its estates, including Corfe Castle.

The core of its collection was assembled in Gray’s Inn by (Sir) Ralph Bankes who later built Kingston Hall (subsequently renamed Kingston Lacy) Location: Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 4EA England.

[Kingston Lacy]: Kaiser Wilhelm II visits Kingston Lacy December Text from the information book for the room regarding this photograph: "On the right of the Dutch cabinet is a photograph of the visit of Kaiser Wilhelm II [Wikipedia] to Kingston Lacy in December Henrietta Bankes was said to "delight" the Kaiser with her fluent German.

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Trust. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. Original Velázquez painting discovered in Dorset A painting at Kingston Lacy in Dorset thought once to be a copy of Velazquez's most famous painting Las.

William John Bankes, a charming, adventurous aesthete, continued to commission and collect art for the Dorset house he inherited, even long after his forced departure from Kingston Lacy. Need a Hotel near Kingston Lacy House.

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But in fact, the book didn't prepare me for Kingston Lacy at all. The house is incredible. item 3 A Dorset Heritage: The Story of Kingston Lacy by Viola Bankes Paperback Book The - A Dorset Heritage: The Story of Kingston Lacy by Viola Bankes Paperback Book The.

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George Bankes () managed the family estates in his brother William’s absence. His widowed sister, Anne, Lady Falmouth, lived at Kingston Lacy from whilst he lived on the family’s Corfe estate. George was married to Georgina Charlotte Nugent, reputedly the illegitimate daughter of Ernest, Duke of Cumberland, by Lady was Tory MP for Cambridge and opposed Catholic.