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Madresfield: One House, One Family, One Thousand Years


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Madresfield: One house, one family, one thousand years - Mulvagh, Jane
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Madresfield Court is an arrestingly romantic stately home in the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire. It has been continuously owned and lived in by the same family, the Lygons, back to the time of the Domesday Book, and, unusually, remains in the family's hands to this day. Inside, it is a very private, unmistakably English, manor house; a lived-in family home where the bejewelled sits next to the threadbare. The house and the family were the real inspiration for Brideshead Revisited: Evelyn Waugh was a regular visitor, and ...

Madresfield: One house, one family, one thousand years 2009, Black Swan, London

ISBN-13: 9780552772389

Mass-market paperback