Ingestre Pavilion

We are staying the weekend in the middle of deep woods in Ingestre Pavilion, a small folly on an estate in mid-Staffordshire, where Capability Brown landscaped the park for the second Viscount Chetwynd, MP for Stafford and an Irish peer.   The pavilion itself was apparently constructed by Charles Trubshaw, a local mason-architect who was undertaking work at Ingestre in 1752.   By 1802, everything behind it had been demolished, so it was left to Philip Jebb, a Catholic and a Kingsman, to add an octagonal room behind:-




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