The Restored Japanese Garden At Kingston Lacy House In Dorset . Home Of The Bank ...
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Description: The restored Japanese garden at Kingston Lacy House in Dorset . Home of the Bankes family for over 300 years having replaced the ruined family seat at Corfe Castle this 17th century house was radically altered in the 19th century by Sir Charles Barry . The house contains the outstanding collection of paintings and other works of art accumulated by William Bankes . It is famous for its dramatic Spanish Room with walls hung in magnificent gilded leather and collection of Egyptian artefacts . The house and garden are set in a wooded park with waymarked walks and a fine herd of North Devon cattle .