Ickworth House

Interesting
At the heart of one of the first Italian gardens created in England, Ickworth House is made up of a rotunda crowned by a ribbon of friezes inspired by illustrations of Homer by Flaxman and two wings curving inwards. The residence was built 1795-1829 by the fabulously rich Bishop of Derry, Frederick Hervey, fourth count of Bristol, an Irish nationalist and eccentric traveller after whom all the Bristol hotels in Europe are named.

Useful information

Adresse : 

La Rotonde

Opening hours

house: end Jul-end Aug: 11am-5pm; Mar-Oct: daily except Wed and Thu 11am-5pm; early Nov-mid Dec: weekends 11am-3pm - garden: 8am-5pm

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