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Stowe House is a Grade I listed country house located in Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England. It is the home of Stowe School, an independent school. The gardens (known as Stowe Landscape Gardens) a significant example the English Landscape Garden style, along with part of the Park, passed into the ownership of The National Trust in 1989 and are open to the public. The house is open to the public during the school holidays, and there is usually a daily guided tour during term time. The parkland surrounding the gardens is open 365 days a year and access is free. Above the niches is a large frieze on a Bacchic theme, this is based on an engraving in James Stuart's and Nicholas Revett's Antiquities of Athens of the frieze on the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates.

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