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If a moat floats your boat: for sale; Playford Hall and Giffords Hall, Suffolk

Moated houses are an architectural short cut to a more functional time when where a family lived had to be defensible and not simply a place of relaxation.  Today, of course, we admire them for their ancient charm, the weathered … Continue reading

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For those who like their houses with pedigree: Plumpton Place, Sussex

One of the greatest of the UK’s country house architects was Sir Edwin Lutyens – a man with undoubted talent who was also able to use thoroughly modern techniques of collaboration and media exposure to boost his career and win … Continue reading

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