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The country house has long been at a nexus of art, display and tourism with the treasures, mainly statues, collected by the owner shown in a grand gallery which often formed one of the main staterooms. Whereas the house provided … Continue reading
For those of us who love our country houses, the weekly delight of the new Country Life magazine are the many pages of houses for sale. Although the space is usually dominated by the major players such as Knight Frank, … Continue reading
Within any established pattern there is always the shock of the new. Most people when asked to imagine an English country house will usually think of red-brick Jacobean or light-stone Georgian but the design of new country houses is always … Continue reading