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The Hilton Park Lane London + Galvin at Windows

Pie in the Sky | The Londond’ry Arms In the property industry, for every floor you go up, a premium is added. Room with a view with a price tag. Presumably there’s a surcharge in the hospitality industry for a … Continue reading

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Mount Stewart Greyabbey + Lady Rose Lauritzen

Long Shadows Cross the Lawn Not many country houses are closely associated with their female lineage. Mount Stewart in Greyabbey, County Down, is an exception. The last two centuries have been dominated by the ladies of the manor. First there … Continue reading

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Mark Purcell + Irish Country House Libraries

Notes on a Lecture | The Iveagh League  Libraries Curator of the National Trust, Mark Purcell, on country house libraries in Ireland, at the Irish Georgian Society lecture in the National Liberal Club “When we think of historic private libraries … Continue reading

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Callow Hall + Lavender’s Blue

Dorothy and Friends Leaf through the editorial pages of Country Life circa 1970 and the text to image ratio is roughly 80:20. Pick up a recent copy of the magazine and it’s more like 20:80. Philosopher of Medicine and BBC … Continue reading

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