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Aristocratic tenants of the National Trust; Shugborough House, Staffordshire

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

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Ranton Abbey to be resurrected – or replaced?

When the historic Ranton Abbey was accidentally set alight and gutted in 1942 by the Dutch troops stationed there, it was likely that it would go the way of many other houses and simply be demolished. Yet the Earls of … Continue reading

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