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Prior Park, Northumberland

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Prior Park, Northumberland

Prior Park is a Palladian house, designed by John Wood, the Elder in the 1730s and 1740s for Ralph Allen, on a hill overlooking Bath, Somerset, England. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building. The house was built to demonstrate the properties of Bath Stone as a building material. The design followed work by Andrea Palladio and was influenced by drawings originally made by Colen Campbell for Wanstead House in Essex. The main block had 15 bays and each of the wings 17 bays each.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyN'thumb, pre-1844 in det pt of Durham
OS GridNT9951
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
 

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