Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire biographical notes on the portraits at Hardwick by National Trust

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Statement[National Trust].
LC ClassificationsND1314 .N37 1977
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Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL4472942M
LC Control Number79300135

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The National Trust's Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, is an Elizabethan country house created by Bess of Hardwick in the : Bess of Hardwick.

A remarkable house for a remarkable woman. Bess of Hardwick, a formidable and talented woman, was responsible for the creation of both Hardwick Hall and Chatsworth four marriages led to her becoming the Countess of Shrewsbury and one of the richest women in Elizabethan England.

National Trust Hardwick - Hardwick Hall, S44 5QJ Chesterfield - Rated based on 27 Reviews "One of the best historical houses in the East Midlands/5(27). We recommend booking Hardwick Hall and Gardens tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

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HARDWICK HALL, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire The Hall seen today was ordered to be built by my indirect kinswoman, Elizabeth Hardwick Hall Hardwick bc at OLDE Hardwick Hall. She was a most powerful women in her day. She married the EARL of Shrewsbury, Lord George Talbot.

Her title was Lady Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury. The Old Hall is currently closed for conservation work. The shop and exhibition area are open at weekends 11am - 4pm. Discover the stately ruins of the birthplace of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England.

Ascend through Derbyshire book floors to enjoy spectacular views over the Derbyshire countryside and Location: Doe Lea, Chesterfield, S44 5QJ, Derbyshire.

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Here, Derbyshire book an extract from the book, Musgrove visits Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, which was built by the "fantastically wealthy" Bess of Hardwick in the 16th century.

Originally constructed in the late 16th century for the notorious Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury, Hardwick Hall is now among the National Trust’s greatest architectural landmarks, with much of its original interior and ornamentation still intact.

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Hardwick hall, the great manor house known for its beautiful work of english tudor style architecture is located at Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 5QJ, United Kingdom, on the hill in north-central England, was built for Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury ().

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Joseph Nash (), Gallery, Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire,hand-coloured lithograph, 12 x 17 ins ( x cm.), art market In a lithograph by Joseph Nash of a year later, there is a slightly different hanging, with the portrait of Bess at the extreme left-hand edge of the image, shifted much closer to one of the chimneypieces.

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Bess of Hardwick knew that her hill-top mansion, its tall turrets supporting her stone-carved initials and its facade glittering with thousands of panes of costly glass, would be the.

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Explore more than acres of historic parkland around Hardwick Hall with ancient woodlands and wildlife-rich fishing lakes. Hardwick Stone Centre. Learn about the traditional craft of stonemasonry, which is still practised at Hardwick.

Hardwick Hall Gardens. Enjoy the glorious gardens at Hardwick. Walled courtyards enclose a fragrant herb. Hardwick Hall, which is located in Derbyshire, is the former home of Elizabeth Shrewsbury, also known as Bess of Hardwick. It was built between and and designed by architect Robert Smythson.

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Hardwick Hall is one of the best known prodigy houses of Elizabethan England. Standing on the ridge of magnesium limestone that overlooks the coal measures of north–east Derbyshire, the New Hall, completed in and now in the care of the National Trust, adjoins the ruins of the Old Hall, refurbished in the s and now in the guardianship of English Heritage.

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