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    Lytes Cary

    by Toughluck Updated Jan 9, 2009

    Lytes Cary is a National Trust site, known for it's gardens. This manor house was the traditional home of the Lytes from 1250 until it was old to Sir Walter Jenner in the late 20th Century. Famous Lytes include the herbalist Henry Lyte; and the hymnst Thomas Lyte. The manor includes a 14th-century chapel and 15th-century Great Hall. In the 20th century it was rescued from dereliction by Sir Walter Jenner, who refurbished the interiors in period style. It's garden is a traditional English garden with numerous 'views' including topiary, statues and herbaceous borders.

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