Saturday, March 6, 2021
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A Cottage or a Car Space?

Detached Georgian cottage in Wales goes on for sale for a sum 64% lower than a single parking space in a basement in Knightsbridge.

Back on The Front

Coastal ‘estate’ with its own lighthouse perched on The Front above the White Cliffs of Dover in Kent for sale; it was used in scenes featuring Oliver Reed in ‘The Shuttered Room.’

Mugged by Mrs May

Updated: Theresa May forges a new career in post-Brexit Britain: Flogging tea towels and mugs   Theresa May, a woman who should be busy sorting out...

No. 11 - Pat Albeck (AKA “Queen of the Tea Towel”)

Hull born textile designer and mother of one Pat Albeck studied at the Royal College of Art in the 1950s and is best known...

The hypocrisy of England

Playwright Alan Bennett chooses ‘hypocrisy’ as Britain’s best achievement   Alan Bennett is never a man to mince his words and when asked by BBC Radio...

Cairness House – A Masonic mansion

Cairness House, “Scotland’s most important Greek Revival house”, heads into its fourth year on the market   Launched to the market in May 2011 at a...

Five of the Best: Conversation pieces

‘The Steeple Times’ chooses five unusual objects that will prove to be conversation pieces in any home   This week sees Christie’s South Kensington auction a...

A Front and a half

A coastal estate in a spectacular setting on the White Cliffs of Dover   Known as The South Foreland Estate, an 11.5-acre parcel of land overlooking...

Price vs. Patience

Stonebrook Court Manor: The sale of a Californian mansion where it’s more about patience than price   Stonebrook Court Manor in California’s Los Altos Hills has...

Steeple Rock

An outstanding painting by Edward William Cooke   At Masterpiece yesterday, a painting immediately caught my eye on Martyn Gregory’s stand but what intrigued me further...

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