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THE PROPERTY OF THE CROOME ESTATE TRUST
Croome Court was largely furnished by George William, 6th Earl of Coventry (1722-1809), who succeeded to the Earldom in 1751, married in 1752, and employed Lancelot 'Capability' Brown to rebuild the house and provide a fitting home for his new wife.
See A. Coleridge, 'English Furniture supplied for Croome Court, Robert Adam and the 6th Earl of Coventry', Apollo, February 2000, pp. 8-19 and G. Beard, 'Decorators and Furniture Makers at Croome Court', Furniture History, 1993, pp. 88-113.