Landed Houses Blog

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A visit to Roshven

Review: A visit to Roshven House. To all those without a boat or helicopter, Roshven House is remote. Until the 1960s there was no road access at all but these days the car journey...

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Country House Restoration

The UK press is printing more and more about country house ‘restoration projects’ and we avidly watch television programmes like Country House Rescue. The Country’s fascination with the grand and stately is as strong...

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A Murder Mystery In Your Own Country House

Have you ever noticed how many TV murder mysteries seem to take place in manor houses, large country estates and castles? We’re not trying to put you off looking at houses to hire in...

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A History Of Bath Lodge Castle

Although we provide exclusive access to some of the UK’s most outstanding country manor houses and estates, offering houses to hire for almost any occasion, we can also provide access to one or two...

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The History of Northmoor House

Northmoor House was built for John Locke in 1856 on a site reputedly chosen by his bride. His family was from Newcastle upon Tyne, where they were partners in a firm called Locke and...

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The History of Cadhay

The tale of Mary Reibey: Christened Molly Haydock she was born in 1777 in Bury, Lancashire. Her father died in1779 and it appears that her mother died shortly afterwards. She was brought up by...

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The History of Ash Barton

In AD 973 King Edgar repossessed Braunton for the Crown through an exchange with Glastonbury Abbey, thus retrieving a strategically important manor at the head of a major estuary. The King then placed a number...