Sir George Henry Dashwood 5th Bart.

Country house

West Wycombe Park

West Wycombe (Buckinghamshire)

Description

"The lavishly decorated Palladian villa and exquisite, tranquil landscape garden – featuring temples, lake and streams – were created by the infamous 2nd Baronet, Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society and Hellfire Club. It is still home to the Dashwood family today." Owned by the National Trust. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/west-wycombe-park-and-village (from which the photo is taken).

For description and images of both the exterior and interior go to:

http://www.west-wycombe-estate.co.uk/mansion.htm

  For images of the estate see also:

http://www.petergoodearl.plus.com/laceygreen/days/west_wycombe/index.htm

[Part of the Lacey Green Walks website:

http://www.petergoodearl.plus.com/laceygreen/]

Notes

Palladian villa built in the early C18th. Widely considered to be one of the finest extant English example of Palladian architecture.


Further Information

 
Current owner
National Trust