Monthly Archives: July 2010

For those who like their houses with pedigree: Plumpton Place, Sussex

One of the greatest of the UK’s country house architects was Sir Edwin Lutyens – a man with undoubted talent who was also able to use thoroughly modern techniques of collaboration and media exposure to boost his career and win … Continue reading

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For sale for the first time in 1000 years: Shakenhurst Hall, Shropshire

It has been estimated that there are approximately 2,000 large country houses in the UK with decent size estates  (over 100 acres) – but very few are still in the hands of the family which originally built them. Yet despite … Continue reading

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