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For all the traditional antipathy towards the French, the influence of their architecture has been felt throughout Britain’s country houses. Although initially the use of the French architectural vocabulary was a sign of wealth and education only available to the … Continue reading
After various legal battles it seems that Mentmore Towers, one of the finest country houses in the UK may be for sale. Part of the property empire of Simon Halabi, who was declared bankrupt in April 2010, it was bought … Continue reading