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Annual Rally at Burghley House Stamford 19th - 21st June 2015 (Page 1)
Burghley, one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age.
Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587, the main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors. There are more than 80 lesser rooms and numerous halls, corridors, bathrooms and service areas. The lead roof extends to three quarters of an acre, restoration and rebuilding of which began in 1983 and took nearly ten years to complete. Visitor facilities include the Orangery restaurant, gift shop, gardens and beautiful walks around the historic parkland laid out by Capability Brown and still occupied by a herd of fallow deer.
2015 marks the 60th anniversary of the introduction of the Silver Cloud and S Series and the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Silver Shadow and T Series. Examples of all models were parked in front of the house on Saturday making a wonderful back drop. Various seminars covering all subjects’ Rolls-Royce/Bentley, demonstrations of a running Rolls-Royce Merlin Engine took place throughout the day. Numerous trade stands, the club shop, members spare tent and H & H classic car auction on the Saturday. The annual rally attracts the largest number of Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars in any one location at one time making a wonderful and unique event.