The Botticelli drawings were first acquired by the 10th Duke of Hamilton, a respected lover of the arts who made a fortune from Scottish coalfields.
But the works soon ended up in the hands of his grandson, the 12th Duke of Hamilton, a notorious gambler and ne’er-do-well (“his betting book is usually a sorry sight on settling day,” it was often said).
At the entrance of the nave there are two holy water fonts composed of various vintage pieces.
The left one is the most interesting: a grill on the stem with a baroque style palm leaf; At the center of the basin, from the Romanesque period, a small frog sculpture.
Situated in 250 acres of picturesque parkland, events at Newland Manor always provide a memorable experience.
With its sweeping driveway and superb Manor House, you can be assured of a truly unique and spectacular experience, whatever the Event, be it a Wedding or Corporate Event, Private Party or even On-Location Filming.
By Bill Bauer A retreat can often be described as a haven or refuge, a place where individuals or groups venture to seek solitude and escape the hustle and bustle of their everyday lives.
To read the online version with pictures vist Deep South Magazine.Newland Manor is licensed for Civil Marriages and Partnerships.Our handsome wood-panelled public rooms are not just perfect for Civil Weddings but are also ideal for Corporate Meetings and Exhibitions.In shops she flourished a 'goldsmith art of Byzantine influence and especially Arab.The social and economic decline of Scala is linked to that of the entire Amalfi territory; it was influenced by the twenty-year War of the Vespers (1282-1302), which caused pestilence, famine, depopulation.