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dred and sixty feet in extent) is a grand specimen of Adams's architectural taste and skill. The front, which is of white stone, hewn on Lord Scarsdale's estate, divides itself into three parts a body and two pavillions, connefted to the main building by corridors of the Doric order, taking a sweeping form; that on the right (as we approach it J com- prizing the kitchen and offices, that on the left consisting of Lord Scarsdale's private apartments. In the centre of the front (to the north) is a double flight of steps leading to a grand portico, whose pediment is supported by six pillars of the Corin- thian order. From hence is a beautiful home view, embracing the skilful improvements of Lord Scars- dale, whose gigantic plan included the transplant- ing of a village that stood in front of the house to a distant part ; the removal of a turnpike-road, which ran within fifty yards of it, to its present situation; and the extension of a trifling brook into a noble expanse of water.
Descending the flight of steps, we entered the house at the basement or rustic story, by a door under the portico conducing into a large low room, called C,Tsar's-Hall from its ornaments, the busts of several of the emperors, which leads into the tttrastyle, a similar apartment. From hence we ascended the great stair-case, decorated uith busts