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'One of the most beautiful landscapes in the world': The Nuneham Courtenay Estate 1712 - 2017

Lecturer: Malcolm Airs
Date: December 12th 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Place: Rewley House

The house, the landscaped grounds and the planned village at Nuneham present an idyllic image of eighteenth-century aristocratic taste and power but, like most country estates, its present appearance is the result of a lengthy process of change. This talk will explore the evolution of the estate from its purchase by the Harcourt family to its recent sale by the University of Oxford.

Professor Malcolm Airs is Emeritus Professor of Conservation and the Historic Environment at Oxford. He is also a past President of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society.

Rewley House

The Society's speaker meetings and committee meetings are held in Rewley House, Oxford (marked R).

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There are metered parking spaces on the west and north sides of Wellington Square. More spaces are normally available on the west side of St Giles where it joins Woodstock Road. From here it is only a short walk down Little Clarendon Street and across Wellington Square to Rewley House.

Parking in Wellington Square is charged until 6.30p.m. and costs £3.00 for up to one hour and £5.00 for up to two. Park and Ride buses from Water Eaton, Pear Tree and Redbridge stop at the top of St Giles, a short distance from Rewley House.


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