Country Houses

Revamp of fire-damaged Clandon Park galvanises National Trust ‘woke’ row

Campaign group Restore Trust accuses organisation of backtracking on its restoration plans for the 18th-century Palladian mansion

National Trust restructuring plans are ‘one of the most damaging assaults on art historical expertise ever seen in the UK’

Job cuts and planned repurposing of country houses will lead to a corporatisation of the nation's heritage sites

The story of the 20th-century creation of a Palladian villa is beautifully presented in this coffee-table book

Written by an architectural historian, the book describes the building of Henbury and the making of its interiors

National Trust wrongly accused of asset-stripping while government fails to keep its word

The Trust is negotiating endowments with the Treasury for five major country houses in its care

National Trust's total cost of saving Tyntesfield may be £50 million

The Trust is applying for a further £20 million grant to set up an endowment

Serious threats to England’s historic environment, says official report

English Heritage’s first “State of the Nation” report appeals for tax changes to help save country houses


The history of collecting: Not something to frighten the horses

An exhibition on the art in British country houses aims to show the public that these collections play a modern, vital role in the nation’s culture

Chastleton goes into National Trust ownership

Jacobean Oxfordshire house purchased for £2 million