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Wroxton Abbey a Jacobean house in Wroxton St. Mary, Oxon, with a 1727 garden partly converted to the serpentine style between 1731|1751. Now the English campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. A modernised, 17th c Jacobean manor house built on the foundations of a 13th century Augustinian priory. It boasts a great hall, minstrels' gallery, chapel, multi-room library, & royal bedrooms.
Samwell Hall: The first substantial house was built for Sir Thomas Grosvenor, 3rd Baronet. He inherited the estate at the age of 19 when he succeeded his grandfather, Sir Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Baronet, who died in 1664. The new owner commissioned the architect William Samwell to design the house...