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The National Trust’s Montacute House ‘treasure hunt’ uncovered some hidden gems

The last day of half term, chilly with a wind blowing, but both sons chanting the children’s mantra “what are we doing today?” With a cheery tone I replied “Montacute House” and in response came the answer they give to everything, … Continue reading

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Montacute House, home to Lord Curzon & Elinor Glyn

As I walked through the kitchen area that was packed with various boxes and paraphernalia of a ‘closed for the winter’ National Trust property and was led up to the office area, I felt non-plussed as I made my way … Continue reading

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The Tudors visit Montacute House

Montacute House, built for Sir Edward Phelips towards the end of the 16th century as the great Tudor period was drawing to a close, is home to many Tudor (and Elizabethan) portraits from the National Portrait Gallery collection. Built in … Continue reading

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