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A La Ronde, Devon

This fascinating 16 sided house is a relic from 1796. It was built for two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and was to.....

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Alfriston Clergy House, East Sussex

Amongst the treasures of this town is the first house to be acquired by the National Trust, this is the magnificent Priest's, or.....

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Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

The vast castle of the Dukes of Northumberland remains very much a family home, a living place that is second only to Windsor.....

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Althorp, Northamptonshire

Althorp (said Althrup) has been in the Spencer family since 1508. It has undergone many major changes over the generations and.....

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Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

This attractive house was formerly a priory of Augustinian canons, founded around 1135. It's name does not relate to the island.....

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Antony House, Cornwall

This elegant rectangular house was built for Sir William Carew between 1711 and 1721. The building, which is to a simple design.....

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Appuldurcombe House, Isle of Wight

This marvellous, romantic ruin was once one of the finest 18th century mansions on the Isle of Wight. The building, in a.....

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Apsley House, Greater London

Apsley House is best known for the fact that it was the home of the Duke of Wellington, but it was originally built by Robert.....

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Arley Hall, Cheshire

Arley Hall featured recently in the BBC's religious programme Songs of Praise. It's illustrious owner, Lord Ashbrook was seen.....

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Arlington Court, Devon

Owned by the National Trust, containing their largest collection of horse-drawn carriages...

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Audley End, Essex

Once, centuries ago in the days of Henry VIII a Benedictine Abbey stood here. A casualty of King's Dissolution caused by his.....

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Basildon Park, Berkshire

18th-century country house set in extensive parkland...

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Belton House, Lincolnshire

Belton is the perfect example of a home belonging to an English country gentleman, and yet it is a delightful Anglo-Dutch.....

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Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

This wonderful historic castle standing a short distance inland from the River Severn estuary has long been associated with the.....

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Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

Home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace has been awarded Historic Attraction of the Year 2002 and is birthplace of.....

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Bolton Priory, North Yorkshire

Beautiful remains of an Augustinian Priory in a picturesque position on the banks of the river Wharfe, North Yorkshire. Well.....

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Castle Ashby House, Northamptonshire

The magnificent building of Castle Ashby House is guarded by a pair of splendid 18th-century wrought iron gates. The castle was.....

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Castle Howard, North Yorkshire

Close to the historic city of York is the hauntingly beautiful Castle Howard. This magnificent house was used as the setting for.....

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Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

The magnificent Classical mansion that is Chatsworth House, is one of the most celebrated Historic Houses in England. Built in.....

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