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A salute to determination: Goldsborough Hall, Yorkshire

Love is a strange emotion which by chance can leave a person very attached to something.  For Clare and Mark Oglesby the object of their affections is the elegant Goldsborough Hall in Yorkshire, which, after five years hard work and … Continue reading

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Lodges to lost houses: Thorington Hall Gate Lodge, Suffolk

Often the only visible sign of  a grand estate is the lodge house seen as we drive past; their varied size and designs indicating the wealth and aspirations of the owners.  Although still a integral part of the functioning of … Continue reading

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A shock return: Abbey Dore Court

Memories of a happy childhood can seem all the stronger as time passes, yet when confronted with the reality when revisiting once familiar haunts it can make any changes seem all the more jarring.  For Clare Sage, her return aged … Continue reading

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A glimmer of hope: ‘Country House Rescue’ visits Kelly House

Kelly House has a series of long associations; there has been a house there for over 900 years, it has been the seat of the Kelly family for that entire time, and, sadly, has been on the English Heritage Buildings … Continue reading

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Are you restoring a country house?

Country houses are always popular subjects for TV programme and can be a great way of highlighting the good work done by so many hard-pressed owners (or even those not so hard-pressed!).  They can also provide an unrivalled opportunity to … Continue reading

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Stanwick Hall to get a makeover on TV

When the beautiful Grade-II* listed, Queen Anne-era Stanwick Hall came up for sale in 2006, many would have been surprised at the relatively  low asking price of £1.1m. Though the house came with seven bedroom and 11-acres in the Northamptonshire … Continue reading

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