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The south London home inspired by a Disney rollercoaster | Home | The Sunday Times

The south London home inspired by a Disney rollercoaster

Modern architects are often too tasteful for their own good and end up building boring glass boxes with white walls. Not Mat Barnes. The architect, 34, has just built an extraordinary extension on an

The Sunday Times Magazine on Twitter

““My mother told Diana she’d come back to see her. Diana would wait on the doorstep. She never came.” Earl Spencer (@CSpencer1508) and his wife Karen open up about his sister, Princess Diana, childhood trauma and finding happiness https://t.co/RCTBK8iL6e”

The digital Who’s Who of medieval England | News | The Times

The digital Who’s Who of medieval England

It has been likened to a Who’s Who of medieval England and contains portraits of a leprous abbot, a soldier generous with alcohol and a beautiful princess, among hundreds of others.Now you can see the

This way for Bums and Tums! The discreet charm of the village hall | Art and design | The Guardian

This way for Bums and Tums! The discreet charm of the village hall

Bleak, bulky yet strangely beautiful, village halls are the beating heart of rural Britain, where great events happen for £8 an hour. We meet a photographer celebrating these harmonious hubs

Boy who dug up Roman coin hopes to make a pretty penny | News | The Times

Boy who dug up Roman coin hopes to make a pretty penny

In 1973, ten-year-old Kevin Scillitoe was sifting through soil in Colchester when he came across the kind of Roman coin that metal detectorists spend their lives searching for.Now, 47 years later, he

Livestream the summer solstice: my big survival plan for English Heritage | Saturday Review | The Times

Livestream the summer solstice: my big survival plan for English Heritage

Watching the sun rise at Stonehenge on the summer solstice, seeing those ancient stones perfectly aligned to the first rays of dawn; that has to be one of the world’s most magical heritage experiences

Telegraph Property on Twitter

“"This estate is about the incredible community in and around it." ICYMI this weekend: @thatemmawells spoke to Alastair Orr Ewing about running @CardrossEstate and sharing it with as many people as possible (including protest punks @pussyrrriot) https://t.co/VNDyn9OgN0 #property”

Telegraph Property on Twitter

“"People think people who live in castles are rich, but they're not because they live in castles." @brushingboots meets Lord Glasgow of Kelburn Castle, where eight centuries of family history meet riotous Brazilian street art https://t.co/7ULKerlmdy cc @KelburnEstate”

Telegraph Property on Twitter

“"Rodeo in Texas? It was on my list! Doesn’t everyone have one?" @MelissaLawford visits Coupland Castle and meets its daredevil owner Fiona Jell – the latest in a long line of daredevil residents https://t.co/3Z1aPBIhJz #property”

Telegraph Property on Twitter

“"Our home has a contemporary feel; we like ­simple spaces." @TeleProperty goes inside the cosy cottage of @SohoHouse architect Rebecca Haines-Gadd – and it's a far cry from the plush retro style for which the brand has become infamous https://t.co/cLecAotj3J #property”

Telegraph Property on Twitter

“Think Capability Brown was just a gardener? He may be Britain's most influential landscaper, but a new @HistoricEngland report hopes to change the way we recall his legacy, by shining a light on his work as an architect, discovers @brushingboots https://t.co/jVPFir2l97”

Telegraph Property on Twitter

“"We intended to buy a four-bedroom house… and ended up with a 40-bedroom hall." Eluned Price meets Clare and Mark Oglesby and takes a tour of their "handsome" Jacobean hall @goldsborohall, which for years was Princess Mary's principal residence https://t.co/dkIphllFxn #property”

'We knew the house would be a money pit and nearly walked away'

'We knew the house would be a money pit and nearly walked away'

Restoring a ruined Grade A listed Highland mansion was always going to take nerve.

Inside Voewood, a 'butterfly' house decorated with murals, mosaics and gold leaf

Inside Voewood, a 'butterfly' house decorated with murals, mosaics and gold leaf

Voewood House “has a playfulness”, says its owner, Simon Finch.

How the National Trust is a lifeline for hundreds of Britain's most treasured properties

How the National Trust is a lifeline for hundreds of Britain's most treasured properties

More than 1,000 country houses were demolished during the 20th century.

Inside 'the un-stateliest home in England', which is home to a delinquent peacock

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There is a racket coming from outside Maunsel House, Sir Benjamin Slade’s 13th-century home, seven miles from Taunton.