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  Hunker down with heritage - Short Breaks - Travel - smh.com.au
Wilton House, built in the 1890s, is one of six properties in their Ballarat Heritage Homestay portfolio.
Wilton House has 3.6-metre ornate ceilings and off a central hallway are three large bedrooms, each featuring decorative fireplaces and furnished with antiques and decorative touches that give a different feel to each room.
Wilton House is at 177 Victoria Street, two houses in from the corner that intersects with Queen Street.
www.smh.com.au /news/short-breaks/hunker-down-with-heritage/2006/09/22/1158431892150.html   (904 words)

  
  Wilton Manors Realtor House for Sale
estimates the gay population of Wilton Manors to be as high as 40%.
Wilton Manors had the highest number of households reporting as "unmarried partners" in the entire USA in the 2000 census.
Wilton Manors is minutes from downtown Fort Lauderdale in one direction and the beach in another.
www.andyweiser.com /listings/Wilton_Manors_Realtor_house_for_sale_544_ne_24/wilton_manors_house_for_sale.htm   (441 words)

  
  Wilton House   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wilton House is the family seat of the Earls of Pembroke and is situated near Salisbury in Wiltshire.
The house is renowned for its gardens - Isaac de Caus began a project to lanscape them in 1632 - which include a variety of water features and a bridge (c.1737) over the River Nadder.
The house was damaged by a fire in 1647 and was then rebuilt to Palladian -style designs by architect John Webb.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Wilton_House.html   (376 words)

  
 Wilton House History
Between 1987 and 1992, the 17th Earl commissioned a major restoration project on the inside and outside of the building and to celebrate the completion of this scheme, a new Coat of Arms was carved to replace the much eroded one on the inside of the Clock tower.
Wilton House opened its doors to the general public on the 1st May 1951 and this 460 year old building with its history, architecture, art treasures and 21 acres of gardens and parkland has attracted visitors from all over the world.
Wilton House has remained in the family since that time and is the home of the Earl of Pembroke.
www.wiltonhouse.co.uk /hist_intro.htm   (348 words)

  
 Wilton House
The house was originally intended to grow to the impressive dimension of the gardens, but a downturn in family fortunes meant that the house plans were scaled back.
Since 1551, Wilton House has remained in the Herbert family and is today, although open to the public, still the private home of Henry Herbert, the 17th Earl of Pembroke and his family.
Wilton House is a member of the illustrous Treasure Houses of England, comprising the most prestigious stately homes in England.
www.britainexpress.com /counties/wiltshire/houses/Wilton_House.htm   (550 words)

  
 Wilton Villager Online
WILTON — The benches in the Wilton Meeting House on New Canaan Road date back to the 1700s, the century after English Dissenter George Fox established the Quaker ideals still revered by those who sit on those benches today, but the meeting house itself has a much newer history.
HGFNS was founded by Wilton Meeting Member Helen Gander, she said, who had a vision of creating a nursery school environment that was "cradled in the testimonies of Quakerism," which include simplicity, peace, integrity, community and equality [SPICE].
Wilton Meeting gathers each Sunday morning, he said, and they enter into what is called "the silence." Members sit in silence for roughly an hour, Johnson said, unless a member feels a divine message filtering through him or her to the group or someone in the group.
www.wiltonvillager.com /wilton_templates/wilton_story/294202555036973.php   (815 words)

  
 Welcome to Wilton House Museum
The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia, as owner and manager of Wilton House Museum, is committed to maintaining it as an institution accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of Museum policies and historical scholarship.
The mission of Wilton House Museum is to preserve the circa 1753 historic house, its collections, and environs; as an example of the late Colonial and early National periods in Virginia by sharing the stories of those who contributed to the history of Wilton Plantation during the first three generations of Wilton Randolphs.
Wilton House Museum's purpose is to provide educational experiences which engage the public with the late Colonial and early National periods of Virginia history and lifestyles, while focusing on the historic figures who contributed to the history of Wilton, and to preserve the circa 1753 historic plantation house and its supporting collections.
www.wiltonhousemuseum.org   (507 words)

  
 Wilton Park Conferences: History of Wilton Park 1946 - 1951
Wilton Park began its work on 12 January 1946 as part of an initiative inspired by Sir Winston Churchill, the wartime Prime Minister, who had called in 1944 for Britain to help establish a successful democracy in Germany after the Second War.
Wilton Park's role as a beacon for democracy in Europe was enthusiastically supported by Ernest Bevin, the Foreign Secretary in the post-war Labour Government (pictured left).
Wilton Park's name comes from its original home at a prisoner of war (POW) camp in the grounds of a white-plastered eighteenth country house called Wilton Park, near Beaconsfield, west of London.
www.wiltonpark.org.uk /about/wphistory.aspx   (781 words)

  
 Wilton House Bed and Breakfast Hungerford, Berkshire UK
Wilton House is a classic English town house with a documented history that pre dates 1470.
The two en-suite double bedrooms and the dining room are in the elegant 18th century part of the house which has wood panelling, open fireplaces and many other period features.
Wilton House offers the very highest standard of accommodation and comfort in an historic house.
www.wiltonhouse-hungerford.co.uk   (154 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Wilton Abbey
Wilton is best known as the home of St. Edith, the child of a "handfast" union between Edgar, King of the English (944-75), and Wulfrid, a lady wearing the veil though not a nun, whom he carried off from Wilton probably in 961.
She built the Church of St. Denis at Wilton, which was consecrated by St. Dunstan, and died shortly afterwards at the age of twenty-three (984).
Edith became the chief patron of Wilton, and is sometimes said to have been abbess.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15647b.htm   (438 words)

  
 Hungerford, B&B, Wilton House
Wilton House is a classic English town house with a documented history that pre dates 1470.
The two en-suite double bedrooms and the dining room are in the elegant 18th century part of the house which has wood panelling, open fireplaces and many other period features.
Wilton House offers the very highest standard of accommodation and comfort in an historic house.
www.wheretostay-guide.co.uk /html/wiltonhouse.html   (143 words)

  
 Wilton House Garden - a Gardens Guide review
: Wilton House garden is 3 miles west of Salisbury on the A30.
It has a Palladian house, with older remains, and an eigheenth century garden, with later additions.
The 1632 Wilton House garden by Isaac de Caus was removed by the 'Architect Earl' of Pembroke to make, after 1737, a serpentine park with the first Palladian bridge.
www.gardenvisit.com /g/wil3.htm   (208 words)

  
 Wilton Park Conferences: A Brief History of Wiston House
Wilton Park is still actively carrying out its role as a forum for democracy building, post-conflict reconciliation and international dialogue first set by Winston Churchill 60 years ago.
The house remained with the de Braose family until the early - 15th century, when John de Braose (whose memorial brass can be seen in the church beside Wiston House) died in 1426.
To the south-west of the House, on a spur of the South Downs, stand the remains of a famous group of trees, a former landmark for many miles around, known as Chanctonbury Ring.
www.wiltonpark.org.uk /about/history.aspx   (1267 words)

  
 Wilton House - Breathing new life into history
Whether you are a day visitor, group organiser, conference co-ordinator or event manager, you can be sure that Wilton House its grounds, adventure playground and restaurant will promise an exciting and memorable day out.
The text and illustrations contained on this website are © copyright of the Wilton Estate, but may be reproduced without permission for personal use.
Wilton House takes no responsibility for any third party contents which you are able to access through this site.
www.wiltonhouse.co.uk   (152 words)

  
 Hotels Near Wilton House
This, in turn, was replaced by a twelfth century Benedictine abbey which, with its surrounding lands, was surrendered at the time of the dissolution of the monasteries, to King Henry V111, who gave them to William Herbert around 1542.
Wilton House has remained in the family since that time and is the home of the Earl of Pembroke.
Wilton House, one of the treasure houses of England, is 460 years old.
www.bishopstrow.co.uk /events/hotels_near_wilton_house   (129 words)

  
 LCOR | News | February 28, 2006
Wilton House was developed by Wilton House Apartments LLC, a joint venture of LCOR, Lehman Brothers (New York) and BlackRock Realty (Florham Park, N.J.).
A 15-story high-rise, Wilton House is located at an exceptionally convenient Northern Virginia crossroads — directly across from the Dunn Loring Metrorail station, which is a 10-minute subway ride from downtown Washington, D.C. Wilton House also is located two miles from Tysons Corner, one of the largest employment and retail centers in the country.
Wilton House is exceptionally well located; the amenities and the pricing were very attractive to the market," said Timothy D. Smith, senior vice president of LCOR.
www.lcor.com /news-wilton.html   (336 words)

  
 Wilton House, Hungerford brochure
ilton House is a classic English town house with a documented history that pre dates 1470.
It is described by Pevsner (The Buildings of England) as the most ambitious house in Hungerford.
Wilton House is on the right hand side, 200 yards past the town hall.
www.2stay.com /uk/hotels/wiltonhouse.html   (299 words)

  
 Welcome to Wilton House Museum
Wilton is an authentic lower James River plantation house that was built between 1750 - 1753 by William Randolph III.
Wilton was the centerpiece of a 2,000 acre tobacco plantation and home to the Randolph family for more than a century.
Wilton House Museum does not have food service facilities, but bagged lunches are permitted on the grounds.
www.wiltonhousemuseum.org /grouptours.html   (709 words)

  
 Wilton Online: Retiring in Wilton: Who Stays? Who goes?
The cost of selling a house in Wilton can be as much as 10%, with realtors’ and lawyers’ fees, taxes owed, state and town transfer fees based on the price of the house, and the additional, unanticipated costs which almost always result from inspections.
Ideally, they wanted to stay in Wilton, but, having set the price limit for their next home between $250,000 and $300,000, they were pretty sure by then that it wasn’t going to be possible.
She and Al continued to look at houses and condominiums in the area, still hoping the right place in Wilton might come on the market, but time was running out, and they had to get out of the Salem Road house.
www.wiltononline.com /wilton/articles/print.asp?id=3544   (3744 words)

  
 eBay Guides - WILTON Gates House
Wilton had already named one of its lines after the Plough Tavern and soon a Nathaniel Austin inspired pattern was released as well.
The Gates House pattern is the only pattern to have dents, cuts and intentional imperfections cast into the plates.
Horatio Lloyd Gates was born 1727 to servants in the household of the Duke of Leeds in Maldon, Essex, England.
reviews.ebay.com /WILTON-Gates-House_W0QQugidZ10000000001655571   (1254 words)

  
 Wilton House
The latest development of the gardens at Wilton was in 1969, when a move back to former formal gardens, much in the Italian and French style, was made on a smaller scale in the north forecourt.
As the house is entered by the Front Hall, the inner doorway is flanked on either side by spiral columns with grape vine & acanthus leaf design & further decorated with florets & leaves.
Wilton House is a remarkable reminder principally of the two Palladian periods of Architecture.
www.antiquevaluers.co.uk /old_harlequins/articles/wilton2.html   (4347 words)

  
 Wilton House Museum: Virginia Is For Lovers
Built in 1753 for the family of William Randolph III, Wilton was originally the center of a 2,000 acre self-sufficent tobacco plantation on the banks of the James River in Varina.
Moved and restored by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Wilton House Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums(AAM).
Wilton is home to a rich collection of 18th and early 19th century furnishings, portraits, silver, ceramics, and textiles.
www.virginia.org /site/description.asp?AttrID=19961&MGrp=1&MCat=2&MItm=55&Rgn=10000   (152 words)

  
 Eupedia : England Guide - Wiltshire - Wilton House
The land was given to William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke, by Henry VIII in 1542.
Nowadays, Wilton House still belongs to the 17th Earl of Pembroke, who commissioned a major restoration between 1987 and 1992.
Wilton House is open from 24 March to 30 October between 10:30am and 5:30pm (last entry 4:30pm).
www.eupedia.com /england/wilton_house.shtml   (237 words)

  
 Wilton House
Wilton House, the S facade (facing the bridge and the river)
Wilton House, the E facade (containing the oldest part, the Clock Tower)
Wilton House, the N facade (the modern entrance)
humphrysfamilytree.com /Herbert/wilton.html   (328 words)

  
 Wilton Gingerbread House Kit 2104-1583 Review at Epinions.com
The house is approximately 5 1/2" square and almost 5" tall.
My love of gingerbread houses means I have built several from "scratch." I designed the buildings, built test structures out of cardboard, mixed dough, baked extra pieces (just in case), dried them, carefully assembled the house, dried that and then finally began decorating.
The house was covered in bubble wrap to ensure it remained in one piece.
www.epinions.com /content_290170506884   (971 words)

  
 Wilton House on AboutBritain.com
Wilton House, 460 year old home to the Earl of Pembroke, provides a fascinating insight into British history.
House and Exhibitions closed Saturdays except Bank Holiday weekends.
Originally a Georgian Mansion House, the Milford Hall is now a highly rated, family owned hotel, representing a new concept in hotel comfort, convenience and value.
www.aboutbritain.com /WiltonHouse.htm   (465 words)

  
 Wilton House - wedding reception and function centre
Wilton House was originally built in 1923 for the O'Connor Family who owned a pharmacy on Courtney Place.
Renovated in 1968, Wilton House has been operating as a Functions Venue ever since.
Wilton House is now owned and operated by the Clements Family.
www.wiltonhouse.co.nz   (144 words)

  
 Classic Sights - Wilton House
Take time to uncover the secrets as you wander through the magnificent stately rooms, marvel at its architecture, fine paintings or be swept off your feet by the spectacular gardens.
After the Dissolution of the monasteries by King Henry VIII, the land was given to Williams Herbert 1st Earl in 1542.
Wilton House has remained in the family and is still home to the Earl of Pembroke.
www.classicsights.org /wiltonhouse.html   (210 words)

  
 Wilton House, Wiltshire - Friends events - Exhibitions & events - Royal Academy of Arts
We unwrap over 460 years of history at Wilton during our private tour of the house, which is opening especially for Friends on a non-public day.
We view the architectural splendours of James Wyatt, Inigo Jones and John Webb, whose State Rooms are testimony to the architects’ skill and the popularity of the Palladian style in the mid-17th century, resulting in the grandest single and double cube rooms of this period in England.
The whole day will be led by Carol Kitching who has been at Wilton for 17 years, having studied Fine Art under Professor Norman Adams.
www.royalacademy.org.uk /events/friendsevents/wilton-house-wiltshire,155,EV.html   (266 words)

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