- RT @humphriesweave: John Linnell died #OTD 1885, one of the first English furniture makers to be educated in design at Saint Martin’s Lane… 14 hours ago
- RT @GenealogyBeech: Ebberston Hall near #Pickering was built as a summerhouse in 1718 by architect Colen Campbell (1676-1729) for Scarbo… 22 hours ago
- RT @CBRycroft: Thornbury Castle this morning 2/2 https://t.co/SjAXT5iDoj 23 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: January 2012
To join the landed gentry you previously needed to have no connection with the vulgar business of actually making money. Even if you had bought a significant house and estate, to be truly accepted (and not be cast off into … Continue reading
Justine Greening, the Secretary of State for Transport has now announced the final route for the HS2 rail line which will carve its way through some of our most beautiful countryside and require the demolition of many homes so that … Continue reading