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Lavender’s Blue + Castle ffrench Galway

Fortissimo Anglicisation from Gaelic is to blame in some instances (The Argory is a case in point) but quite a few Irish country houses have intriguing names. Jockey Hall and Shandy Hall (the latter in Dripsey) sound fun. Whiskey Hall … Continue reading

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Peerman Premier + Kingston House South Ennismore Gardens

Sloane Squared | Et in Arcadia Ego They first entered the public’s consciousness in the 1980s as the backdrop to Lady Diana Spencer being hounded like a kimono’d gazelle by the paps. Mansion blocks were the natural setting for the … Continue reading

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