- 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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One often forgotten aspect of local newspapers is their ability to draw on their archives and provide reminders of local history. The local paper frequently played an important part in publicising the goings on at the ‘big house’, reporting the … Continue reading
In an ideal world no country house would ever be at risk but poor finances, often caused by pernicious death duties, and insufficient income from the estate or investments leaves families facing the reality of being unable to stay in … Continue reading