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VISIT TO PARHAM HOUSE, STORRINGTON
Wednesday 29 July 2015

Simon Jenkins, Chairman of the National Trust, awarded Parham House 5 stars placing it in His Top Twenty of 'Englandís Thousand Best Homes' and describing it as a house of magic.

So our visit as a section was one of eager anticipation and we were not disappointed. The house truly was a very attractive building and very little of it has changed since the foundation stone was laid in 1577. The gardens were delightful with a number of members taking advantage of plants for sale in the garden shop. A bonus was the weather with slight rain starting to fall just as we were departing for home.

There was a good selection of club cars in attendance, one of which was Richard Ingham's 1953 R-Type Saloon (B315SP) that carried an unusual horse and jockey mascot alongside an RAC badge.

Ben Grew - Section Magazine Editor


The Great Hall   One of the State Rooms
The Great Hall.   One of the State Rooms.
RREC member's motor cars at Parham House
The display in front of the Elizabethan house.
Jockey mascot   The gardens
Jockey mascot on Richard Ingham's car.   The delightful gardens.
Photos: Andrew Honour and Ben Grew