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Where is the centre of a country house? For some it may be a favoured study or library, or a sunlit parlour facing the gardens. Yet, from the time of the earliest large residential buildings, the great hall has often enjoyed … Continue reading
Though he his House of polish’t marble built Yet shall it ruine like the Moth’s fraile cell.* There is a long tradition of the romanticisation of ruins and decay, but watching once grand houses slide into dereliction is thankfully now … Continue reading