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Hammerwood Park was built at the height of the French Revo­lu­tion­ary pe­riod in 1792 by Ben­jamin La­trobe, ar­chi­tect of the White House and Capi­tol build­ing in Wash­ing­ton, DC, as a tem­ple and park – ded­i­cated to fer­til­ity god Diony­sus in the con­text of the agri­cul­tural rev­o­lu­tion. Hammerwood is one of the ear­li­est Greek Re­vival build­ings in Bri­tain. The venue holds sum­mer con­certs and there is wheel­chair ac­cess to the gar­den, ground floor and tea room. Open for guided tours at 2pm on Wed­nes­days, Satur­days and bank hol­i­day Mon­days, from June - Septem­ber. Adults £10, children free.

ham­mer­wood­park.co.uk • 01342 850594

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