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stately home

Brit a large mansion, esp one open to the public
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They bought the hall for a sum in the region of PS1.2 million last year before it was due to feature in a public auction, and they are intent on hosting weddings as well as other events in the grounds of the stately home.
Visitors can explore the estate and stately home, and learn about their ties to the Victorian age.
The event is happening at the Alcester stately home on Saturday, July 7.
A FAMILY-run company has joined the aristocracy with a deal to supply one of the country's most iconic stately homes.
Part of the British government backed financial services provider Lloyds Banking Group (LSE:LLOY) Halifax on Friday revealed research which indicates that buying a house close to one of Britain's stately homes can cost an average of GBP41,000 more than neighbouring areas.
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.
Whether it's Turkish diplomats dying in compromising circumstances, the unexpected deaths of Sybil and Matthew, or jazz music arriving at the stately home, creator Julian Fellowes has never been afraid to throw in a sudden plot twist.
HUMAN remains found at a stately home are believed to be those of the man that built it - ordering that he be buried in his best clothes with his pipe as he waited for the afterlife.
Llancaiach Fawr Manor transformed from a 17th-century stately home into an occupied French Chateau in Normandy during 1944, with two days of soldiers, songs, shellfire and swing.
A STATELY home gave its suits of armour a scrub and polish as staff prepared to put the house "to bed" this weekend.