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Belair House + Park Dulwich London

Season of The Unexpected A little along Gallery Road, opposite Lovers’ Lane, stands a distinguished villa. Belair, whether two words, hyphenated or a portmanteau is a class signifier from Los Angeles to Wicklow to Dulwich. Pure class. Belair House in … Continue reading

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Syon House + The Young Irish Georgians

Adam Fortune | Do Look Now Where better to be on a sunny Sunday morning than Syon House in leafy southwest London? Rolling bucolic parkland, pretty birds tweeting in the ancient oaks, wild flowers springing in the meadows, and planes … Continue reading

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The Roxburghe Hotel + Charlotte Square Edinburgh

Ministerial Positions Turns out Scotland’s First Minister isn’t just better at debates than the UK’s Prime Minister. She’s got a more palatial pad. They might both be terraced houses but Number 10 doesn’t hold a Georgian candle to Number 6. … Continue reading

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The Irish Georgian Society + 20 St James’s Square Westminster

Adam Fine House It’s a bit like painting a Siamese twin onto the Mona Lisa. And plonking a hat on her head. That’s what happened in architectural terms more or less (mostly more) at St James’s Square off Pall Mall. … Continue reading

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