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" This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, the middle of the eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester. "
History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and County of the ... - Page 715
by White, Francis, & Co - 1854 - 881 pages
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Excursions in the County of Norfolk: Comprising a Brief Historical and ...

Thomas Cromwell - Engraving - 1818
...beautified it. " This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, the middle of the eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester." Imagination can scarcely form an idea more majestic than that of this hall, which is one of the noblest...
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Excursions in the county of Norfolk [by T.K. Cromwell].

Thomas Kitson Cromwell - 1818
...beautified it. " This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, the middle of the eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester." Imagination can scarcely form an idea more majestic than that of this hall, which is one of the noblest...
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History of Norfolk; or, excursions in the county

Thomas Kitson Cromwell - 1819
...beautified it. " This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, the middle of the eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester." Imagination can scarcely form an idea more majestic than that of this hall, which is one of the noblest...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...Holkham. " THIS SEAT, ON AN OPEN BARREN ESTATE, WAS PLANNED, PLANTED, BUILT, DECORATED, AND INHABITED, THE MIDDLE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, By THOMAS COKE, EARL OF LEICESTER." Ver. 95.] The two extremes in parterres, which are equally faulty ; a boundless green, large and naked...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...Holkham. " THIS SEAT, ON AN OPEN BARREN ESTATE, WAS PLANNED, PLANTED, BUILT, DECORATED, AND INHABITED, THE MIDDLE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, BY THOMAS COKE, EARL OF LEICESTER." Ver. 95.] The two extremes in parterres, which are equally faulty ; a boundless green, large and naked...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...this lord Leicester over the entrance of Holkham : — ' This seat, on an open, barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, in the middle of the eighteenth century.' ' Yet, how contradicted ? — Might not the same man have thought Through his young woods how pleased...
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History, gazetteer, and directory, of Norfolk, and ... the city of Norwich

William White - 1836
...of the entrance hall of HOLKHAM HOUSE, which records that " This Seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited...eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester." This magnificent seat, now the property and residence of TW Coke, Esq., was began in 1734, by the Earl...
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The gardener's magazine, and register of rural & domestic improvement.

J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. &c. - 1840
...announcement inscribed over the entrance of this Hall is, that ' 'This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited...eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester.'" time usually bestows on old plantations Who can look abroad on this Among the remarkable trees are,...
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The Eastern Arboretum: Or, Register of Remarkable Trees, Seats, Gardens, &c ...

James Grigor - Norfolk (England) - 1841 - 371 pages
...announcement inscribed over the entrance of this hall is, that " This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited...eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester." It was, it is said, an open, barren estate, — a description which conveys to us all that is cheerless...
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Domestic architecture: containing a history of the science, and the ...

Richard Brown (architect.) - Architecture - 1841 - 342 pages
...entrance-door into the hall is the following inscription : " This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited,...eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester."— (M.) The hall, which we need scarcely remind our readers has given its name to many of our old mansions,...
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