HAMPSHIRE

Walhampton House near Lymington (now a private school) was built in 1711. The shell house was created in1778. Decoration features unusual 2 dimensional oceanic creatures, a wall fountain and sarcophagus

Was the summer residence of Queen Victoria. The Shell Pavilion (restored in 2017), is located in the Italianate Terrace. She collected local shells with her children and chose the decorative style. In the Drawing-room a marble sculpture "The Cradle" depicts the infant Princess Beatrice held within a nautilus shell. The Corridor contains a zinc statue of Venus with a gilded scallop hood. This is an exact copy of the Venus d'Arles at the Musee du Louvre

1720 Manor House. 20th century neo-classical grotto and nymphaeum by Quinlan Terry.

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