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Waugh and Country Houses

There have been several recent articles that mention Evelyn Waugh in connection with English country houses: Carlton Towers. As noted¬†in a recent post, this house was the setting of Hetton Abbey in the 1980s film version of A Handful of … Continue reading

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Hetton Abbey and Carlton Towers

Blogger Cathy Murray¬†posting on her weblog¬†“Cabbages and Semolina”¬†has discussed several country houses that have inspired literary locations. After mentioning the connection between Highclere Castle¬†and Downton Abbey and that between Castle Howard and Brideshead Castle she¬†notes that: A less well known … Continue reading

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