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Coughton Court History Description Tourist Attractions Warwickshire, England
Union Jack Coughton Court History and DescriptionTourist Attractions Warwickshire, England

 

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COUGHTON COURT AND THE THROCKMORTON FAMILY

 

Also in the Drawing Room, in one of the oriel windows, there are the arms of the Throckmortons and other local dignitaries. On the next floor,Coughton Court Coughton Warwickshire near Birmingham and Stratford upon Avon. Courtyard Fountain above the Drawing Room and accessed by means of a spiral staircase, there is a priest hole where the priest would be hidden in times of persecution when the house was raided by the authorities.

Here there is also a fine collection of family Coughton Court Coughton Warwickshire near Birmingham and Stratford upon Avon. Gardens Rosamondarchives and a painting of those persecuted for their faith. From here the visitor descends to the Dining Room located on the first floor of the south range. Adjacent to the Dining Room is the Dressing room with its drawings by A. L. Ducros depicting various scenes of Naples. The next room, known as the Tribune, is similar in character to the Dining Room with the same wood panelling. Here, on display, is a cope reputed to have been embroidered by Catherine of Aragon and the dress in which Mary Queen ofCoughton Court Coughton Warwickshire near Birmingham and Stratford upon Avon. Gardens. Fountain with view of St Peter's Anglican Church in the Backgroun Scots was executed.In this room there is a staircase dating from the 17th century and brought from nearby Harvington Hall, also noted for its Catholic connections. The staircase leads down to what is thought to have been the medieval hall but transformed into a Chapel in the 18th century. In 1910 it was converted from the Chapel to a drawing room.

If you visit Coughton Court and wish to stay in the area overnight we would recommend Coughton Lodge opposite Coughton Court

 

 

 

 

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