- RT @CastleDrogoNT: Have you seen this ceiling above the main staircase? It's called a rib and coffer ceiling. This architectural feature wa… 1 day ago
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For houses which are owned by the same family for hundreds of years, the rhythm of their fortunes can often be read in the architecture of the house as it grows and shrinks accordingly. This was certainly the case with … Continue reading
If there was a prize for commitment above and beyond financial sense then the owner of High Elms Manor/Garston Manor could probably win ‘Highly Commended’ for her determination to rescue this once-derelict country house on the edge of Watford, Hertfordshire, … Continue reading