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Lyme Hall at Disley in Cheshire

Lyme Hall, situated in Disley, Cheshire, is is a former Tudor house transformed by the Venetian architect Leoni into an Italianate palace. Lyme Hall appeared as ‘Pemberley’ in the BBC’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice The interior includes ceiling paintings by Leoni, a substantial collection of English clocks, priceless Mortlake tapestries, plaster casts of Greek friezes showing battle scenes which were brought here by Thomas Legh, and Grinling Gibbon's woodcarvings.

The Impressive gardens contain a sunken "Dutch" formal garden, a lake, and an Orangery built by Wyatt. The hall and garden is surrounded by a medieval deer park of almost 1400 acres of moorland, woodland and parkland, containing an early 18th-century hunting tower known as 'the Cage' and hosting herds of free-roaming red and fallow deer.


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