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The Picturesque landscape was designed by Henry Hoare “ The Magnificent” from c1740. The rusticated grotto 1748 with statues of Ariadne and Neptune was a favourite feature of the owner. In the Pantheon are four benches by Henry Flitcroft and decorated with murals by William Hoare of Bath. One painting shows the birth of Venus on a scallop shell.
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