- RT @CastleDrogoNT: Have you seen this ceiling above the main staircase? It's called a rib and coffer ceiling. This architectural feature wa… 1 day ago
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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
When Raasay House on the Isle of Skye Raasay was largely destroyed by a huge fire in January 2009 just days before it was due to reopen following a £4m refurbishment, the locals and owners vowed to quickly rebuild the … Continue reading