- RT @LostHeritage: NEW images: Wiganthorpe Hall, Yorkshire, demolished 1955 as surplus to requirements. Sales show decline: £110K w/4k acres… 1 day ago
- RT @LostHeritage: NEW image: Trentham Hall, Staffordshire, demolished 1912, due to pollution from the growing urban area. Photo shows the c… 1 day ago
- RT @LostHeritage: NEW image: Hallingbury Place, Essex, demolished 1926. One of the great county houses, enlarged by Houblon family in 1730,… 1 day ago
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The castle is often part of the imagination of many children; for the boys as a scene of battles, for the girls usually as a romantic backdrop. As adults, this love of castles can take many forms but for those … Continue reading
In the early hours of Sunday (19 June 2011) a serious fire broke out in the Drawing Room of grade-I listed Peckforton Castle and has gutted all three floors of that wing, affecting approximately 25% of the building. Sadly, it … Continue reading
The news that the area of Shugborough House open to the public is to ‘double in size’ with the inclusion of the Lichfield family apartment, is a reminder of just how advantageous some of the deals were for the owners … Continue reading