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Mar 24, 2012 - Garden and Castle

Today was an absolutly beautiful day for March and as Kevin and Linda were going to the Southampton football match we decided it was a tourist day. With our National Trust and English Heritage passes in hand we went first to visit Hinton Ampner near Alresford, a house and gardens mainly created by Ralph Dutton, 8th and last Lord Sherborne. The elegant country house which was built in 1790 was remodelled by Ralph Dutton in 1960 after a devastating fire and contained his collection of Georgian and Regency furniture, Italian pictures and...

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