Burghley House

Burghley House


Stamford, United Kingdom (GB)
Burghley House is a grand 16th-century country house near the town of Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. Burghley was built for Sir William Cecil, later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1558 and 1587 and modelled on the privy lodgings of Richmond Palace. It was subsequently the residence of his descendants, the Earls and Marquesses of Exeter, and since 1961 is owned by a charitable trust established by the family.
Burghley House is a grand 16th-century country house near the town of Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. Burghley was built for Sir William Cecil, later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1558 and 1587 and modelled on the privy lodgings of Richmond Palace. It was subsequently the residence of his descendants, the Earls and Marquesses of Exeter, and since 1961 is owned by a charitable trust established by the family.
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