The oldest Shell Room in Britain, 1620 by Isaac De Caus. Shells, simulated rocks and coral cover walls and ceiling. The landscape gardens also contains a Shell House. 1830? The owner, The Duke of Bedford, also built the Shell House at Endsleigh, Devon (from1810).
Early 19th century garden landscape. Features a cottage ornee and impressive pulhamite grotto / fernery. Created by Joseph Shuttleworth