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HAREWOOD HOUSE

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A country house that was constructed during 1759 by John Carr and Robert Adam, and altered in 1843 by Sir Charles Barry. The house comprises a main block of nine bays and two storeys with flanking one storey pavilions. Henry Lascelles (1690-1753) became involved in the slave trade in Barbados and in Africa and in 1759 his son Edwin, the Earl of Harewood, used this slave trade wealth to finance the houses construction. Edwin Lascelles also laid the foundation stone of Harewood House.

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