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The size of a country house was traditionally the physical embodiment of the wealth (or aspirations) of the owner. Yet as the role of the country house changed and the emblems of power altered, new, smaller forms of houses to … Continue reading
Usually during times of economic hardship all areas of life suffer as disposable income is held rather than spent. However, paradoxically the art market is currently on something of a high which has produced record prices at recent auctions. For … Continue reading
Prince Charles’ scheme to improve the setting of Kensington Palace has suffered a setback after his plans were described as looking ‘twee’ and like something that would appear in a “garden furniture catalogue”. Originally a royal country retreat from the … Continue reading