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The Genius Behind Newby Hall's Neoclassical Look

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When William Weddell, the 18th century owner of Newby Hall, decided to redesign the house, he turned to the neoclassical architect of his era: Robert Adam.


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Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke pays a visit to Newby Hall, England's real-life Downton Abbey. Follow her on a tour of this elegant designer show house built in the 17th century, where she meets current owners Richard and Lucinda Compton and witnesses firsthand how they preserve their designer past while finding new ways to showcase their creative heritage. Her visit concludes with the grand opening of a sculpture exhibition in the estate's prized 25-acre gardens.

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