stately home


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stately home

Brit a large mansion, esp one open to the public
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Anyway, my life now stretches ahead of me punctuated by an endless sea of stately homes, attractive country gardens and tea rooms.
When she moved to North Yorkshire last year, she became an assistant catering manager at the stately home.
For Mandler, there has been nothing if not consistency in the English peoples' attitude toward the aristocratic country life and the stately home since the advent of the modern, industrial age in England.
The stately home was gifted to the nation in 1986 by the present and 7th Earl of Bradford.
At the evening reception in the grounds of the stately home, guests were entertained with a performance by trapeze artists and a disco.
John Goodall, architectural editor of Country Life, said: "The vast majority of all historic buildings in England - from stately homes to cottages, and from stable blocks to temples or follies - remain in private ownership.
A FORMER rock star, two glamour models and an Oxford University graduate who lives in a stately home are among the 16 hopefuls who walked through the doors of the Big Brother house last night.
Last week the Baronet's son, keen to be seen as a man of the people, claimed: "It's not as if I grew up in a stately home with a deer park.
A MERSEYSIDE stately home is the first in the UK to be given five gold stars for its guest accommodation.
Perhaps it would be advisable for your reporter to make a visit to see what a beautiful, well-structured, NON-decaying stately home it really is.
A MAN was killed when his car crashed into a stone wall at a stately home.
Sedgefield residents have no need to travel to some stately home or switch on the television to enjoy the flavour of the Proms.