For sale: Grade I listed Georgian house which was once home to royals
Steeped in history, Mamhead House, situated on the outskirts of Exeter in Devon, featured in the Domesday Book and its ownership has been passed through several distinguished families.
Duke of Northampton
The title Duke of Northampton was created in the Peerage of England in 1684 for General Charles Langdon, 3rd Earl of Northampton who defeated the Irish rebels at the Battle of Kerry in 1683. The 2nd Duke was a Admiral in the Royal navy. He was in many sea battles in the War of Austrian Succession. The 9th Duke became one of the wealthiest men in Britian due to many investments in cannals and railroads made by the 6th, 7th and 8th Dukes. The 12th Duke was a close friend of King George VI…
The Glories of Secret Britain: 20 unsung but fabulous historic houses
All this week, in a series of superb pullouts for you to collect, the Mail is revealing 100 Glories of Secret Britain: the wonderful sights across the country too few of us know about or visit.
The main entrance to Wollaton Hall, Wayne Manor in...
The main entrance to Wollaton Hall, Wayne Manor in “The Dark Knight Rises”, Nottingham, England (by Didimendum1).