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Gold Room cherub

According to Pevsner the Gold Room ceiling is possibly the work of John Gregory Crace (1809-1889), thought to have been a distant relation of Mr. Gregory’s, and fourth generation of a very notable family of decorators. This is a cherub detail … Continue reading

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Haunting the Manor

A Grantham Journal article relating to a visit to the Manor in 1859, describes a painting hanging in the corridor adjoining the Grand Dining Room or State Dining Room as it is now known as. “One likeness of an infant heir to the … Continue reading

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Theed’s marble bust of Mr Gregory

In an article in The Grantham Journal dated 1859 the writer gives a detailed recollection of a visit to Harlaxton Manor. At this time the Manor was open to visitors on Mondays “through the kindness of George Gregory, Esq.”. A conspicuous object in … Continue reading

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