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A country house was traditionally the centrepiece of an estate usually absorbing huge amounts of money in running costs and improvements. This model was sustainable when the estate or other source was sufficient to provide the necessary income but today … Continue reading
Each county in England has suffered the loss of at least some of its wealth of country houses. Although nearly 1,800 have been identified so far, it’s clear that some counties, such as Somerset, escaped relatively lightly whilst others such … Continue reading