Tag: stately home

Aristocracy & Peerage

Saved for the nation: Dumfries House

One of Prince Charles’ most notable achievements is rescue of Dumfries House, saving the property and its large collection of Chippendale furniture for the nation. It has a long story

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Stately homes and houses

Lord of the Manor… Highclere Castle

Perhaps one of the most recognisable stately homes in the UK is now Highclere Castle. Used as the setting for ITV’s successful period drama ‘Downton Abbey’, it has become a

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