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Spectacular Country Retreat Given to Admiral Nelson's Family After He Died in the Battle of Trafalgar Goes on the Market
Offbeat  (tags: Lord Nelson, has victory, mansion, for sale, England, history )

- 106 days ago -
The magnificent Grade I listed country mansion which was gifted to the family of Horatio Nelson after he died in the Battle of Trafalgar is on sale for £12million.
MaggieâEUR(TM)s Home Transformed Into a Palace Fit for An Oligarch: Grade II-Listed Mansion Where Lady Thatcher Spent Final Years Goe
Offbeat  (tags: Maggie thatcher, mansion, for sale, prime minister, UK )

- 260 days ago -
Boasting a private cinema, gym and walk-in wine cellar, this sprawling townhouse in the most desirable part of Central London would be ideal for a Russian oligarch with a spare £30 million.
Huge Blaze Which Burned Down 18th Century Stately Home Was 'Caused By a Spark From a Dodgy Electrical Board' in Basement Cupboar
Offbeat  (tags: uk, clandon park, mansion, stateley home, fire, fault )

- 332 days ago -
A blaze that devastated an 18th century mansion is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault, a report has found.
Fancy a Wing in the Willows? Now You Can Rent Out Part of Toad of Toad Hall Country Mansion
Offbeat  (tags: wind, in, willows, book, mansion, london, england, history )

- 351 days ago -
An entire wing of the 16th century country mansion which inspired the famous hoity-toity Mr Toad character in Wind In The Willows is up for rent. But you'll need deep pockets because it will cost you £5,000 a month.
Britain's Biggest House - Which Was Owned By the Aristocrat Who Inspired Mr Darcy and Has FIVE MILES of Corridors
Offbeat  (tags: wentworth woodhouse, mansion, britain, england, mr darcy, jane austen )

- 351 days ago -
Britain's largest private home and the former residence of the man who inspired Jane Austen's legendary character Mr Darcy has been sold for £8million.
Tally Ho Ginger! London Mansion Where the Biggles Children's Books Were Written By Captain WE Johns
Offbeat  (tags: biggles, books, mansion, london, england, uk, for sale, history, books )

- 369 days ago -
The mansion where the daring adventures of Biggles was written by author Captain William Earl Johns has gone on sale for £3.75 million. Park House in London was once the home of the famous children's author of the world-famous book series.
Downfall of the House of York: Bulldozers Raze Andrew and Fergie's Derelict Mansion
Offbeat  (tags: mansion, uk, england, south york, demolished, windsor park, queen, gift )

- 385 days ago -
It was the wedding present from the Queen that fell into rack and ruin
BBC Set for New Costume Drama Based on the Real-Life Family History of a Clan Whose House Is So Grand It Makes Downton Abbey Loo
Offbeat  (tags: downtown abbey, mansion, coal, bbc, uk, wentworth woodhouse )

- 428 days ago -
A new costume drama set in a stunning 350-room mansion is being considered by the BBC in a move that could see the Corporation take on ITV favourite Downton Abbey.
Grade I Listed Mansion That Once Hosted Famous In and Out Club Members Lawrence of Arabia and Ian Fleming
Offbeat  (tags: In, out, club, mansion, London, England, UK, garden party, ian Fleming )

- 464 days ago -
A Grade I listed building that once housed the famous In and Out Club is poised to reopen to the public as an English garden party-themed bar.
Fancy Britain's Biggest DIY Project? Grade 1 Isle of Wight Mansion Is Up for Grabs
Offbeat  (tags: isle of wight, england, mansion, war, for sale, history, land )

- 477 days ago -
The 300-year-old home on the Appuldurcombe estate was once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight in terms of its size and beauty and was built in the Baroque style.
Twice the Size of Buckingham Palace and FIVE Miles of Corridors: House Once Owned By the Aristocrat Who Inspired Jane Austen
Offbeat  (tags: colin firth, Jane Austen, mr darcy, mansion, biggest, history, rooms, marble, england, uk )

- 477 days ago -
Britain's largest private home and the former residence of the man who inspired Jane Austen's legendary character Mr Darcy has gone up for sale for £8million.
If These Walls Could Talk! Mansion That Traces Its History Back 1,000 Years and Even Gets a Mention in the Domesday Book
Offbeat  (tags: mansion, for sale, uk, doomsday book, history )

- 499 days ago -
A mansion that traces its history back 1,000 years and even gets a mention in the Domesday Book has gone on sale for £1.5million.
Stunning Fairytale Mansion Where Mary Queen of Scots Stayed Just a Year Before She Was Forced Off the Throne
Offbeat  (tags: Mary Queen Of Scots, mansion, UK, sale, history, property )

- 514 days ago -
A 'fairytale' medieval mansion that once played host to ill-fated monarch Mary Queen of Scots has gone on the market for £1.8million.
Unique Home That Starred on TV Has Remarkable 1,800-Year History
Offbeat  (tags: mansion, roman, floors, somerset, history, whitestaunton )

- 518 days ago -
Whitestaunton is a Grade I listed 15th Century manor house that contains a probably unique juxtaposition of modern and ancient elements. In the kitchen alone there are 3rd Century Roman walls, a 15th Century doorway and 21st Century fittings.

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