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stately home

Brit a large mansion, esp one open to the public
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A STATELY home in Warwickshire is set to host a Classic Ibiza rave night - and it will feature an orchestra.
In one of the most prestigious deals for the company - and its first stately home - Burtree Puddings of Darlington will be sending cases of sticky toffee, chocolate and lemon puds to the majestic Castle Howard in Yorkshire.
According to research by Halifax, house prices around stately homes grew by GBP746 per month over the last ten years.
The collection has been hailed as "one of the finest" in private hands anywhere in the world, but the trustees have decided to sell the works to raise money to secure the future of the stately home.
A BUTLER has been crushed to death in a lift accident at the stately home known to millions of fans of TV's 1994 Middlemarch series.
"Stately homes and country estates are being forced to re-evaluate their energy usage as rising fuel bills and funding cuts continue to put pressure on resources," said Mr Henderson.
But it is another English stately home forever linked to a must-see television saga of old that makes it into the list of ultimate sights.
The scenery forms the perfect backdrop for the country's stately homes and parks, many of which are under the guardianship of the National Trust.
Anyway, my life now stretches ahead of me punctuated by an endless sea of stately homes, attractive country gardens and tea rooms.
STATELY homes are preparing to get in to the spirit of Halloween.
Tony Robinson (above) charts the progress of the restoration of Prior Park before finding out the secrets hidden away in plots of other stately homes.
The Knowsley stately home, belonging to Lord Derby, has joined an elite band of six UK castles and stately homes offering top class facilities for conferencing and banqueting.