Stevie Carroll (stevie_carroll) wrote,
Stevie Carroll
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A Visit to The Vyne Part Two

Having explored some of the outside of The Vyne on Bank Holiday Monday, I went inside, where I was greeted by this chap (as part of the One Ring exhibition):
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He was in the Stone Gallery:
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This piece of wallpaper in the Ante-Room intrigued me; I'd like to know what used to hang there:
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The chapel has a memorial to Chaloner Chute, who bought The Vyne after the Civil War:
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As well as some very nice stained glass:
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And a gallery I'd have liked to get a better look at:
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After that, I went upstairs:
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Where I viewed the Tapestry Gallery:
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As well as the paintings (including one of the 1st Duke of Buckingham) and the stained glass window in the Oak Gallery):
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I also quite liked this little bathroom off one of the bedrooms (I think it was the South Bedroom, but I'm currently lacking a guide book since they were out of stock at the house):
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Having fully explored the house, I went back into the grounds to explore further, more on which later.

[ETA:] There's a fun video tour of the house at the bottom of this page.
Tags: architectural heritage, for reference, out and about, photos, real life
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