Petworth 2

A family home for 800 years. From 1500 the permanent home of the Percy family. Capability Brown landscaped the 700 acres. 3rd Earl of Egremont inherited in 1763  - was a patron to J.M.W. Turner the artist. It was left to the National Trust in 1947 but part of the buildings is still occupied by the family  egremont

A family home for 800 years. From 1500 the permanent home of the Percy family. Capability Brown landscaped the 700 acres. 3rd Earl of Egremont inherited in 1763 – was a patron to J.M.W. Turner the artist.
It was left to the National Trust in 1947 but part of the buildings is still occupied by the family

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