Wilton House іs аn English country house situated аt Wilton near Salisbury іn Wiltshire. The house stands on a site of a 9th century nunnery founded by King Alfred. A 12th century Benedictine abbey, with its surrounding lands, was surrendered at the time of the Dissolution of the monasteries to King Henry VIII, who gave them to William Herbert around 1542. The Wilton House has remained in the Herbert family since this time and is the home of the Earl of Pembroke. This amazing house with art treasures, history and 21 acres of gardens and parkland attracts visitors from all over the world.
The dining room was voted the winner of the Historic Houses Restoration Award 2010 by The Historic Houses Association and Sotheby’s.
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