Ghost Houses

Charlotte Smith explores great houses that are no longer great.

Episodes

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01Clumber Park20010108

Today, she goes to Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire to find out why the four-mile long avenue which once led to one of the country's grandest houses now only leads to a space where a stately home should be.

01Clumber Park2001010820151108 (BBC7)
20151109 (BBC7)

Today, she goes to Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire to find out why the four-mile long avenue which once led to one of the country's grandest houses now only leads to a space where a stately home should be.

Charlotte Smith explores the history of the Nottinghamshire stately home.

Charlotte Smith outlines the Nottinghamshire stately home that boasted cornices from the Doge's Palace and a frigate. From January 2001.

02Workington Hall2001010920020203
20151115 (BBC7)
20151116 (BBC7)

Charlotte Smith visits Workington Hall in Cumbria to meet the people who witnessed the ruination of this ancient family seat.

Charlotte Smith meets the people who witnessed the ruination of this ancient family seat.

Today, she goes to Workington Hall in Cumbria, talking to people who witnessed the ruination of this ancient family seat.

02Workington Hall2001010920020203

Today, she goes to Workington Hall in Cumbria, talking to people who witnessed the ruination of this ancient family seat.

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Today, she visits a car park in Acton to find out about the grand old house that stood there until 1985.

03Berrymead Priory2001011020151122 (BBC7)
20151123 (BBC7)

Charlotte Smith visits a car park in Acton to see the site of a once grand old house.

Charlotte Smith visits a car park in Acton to find out about the grand old house that stood there until 1985. From January 2001.

Today, she visits a car park in Acton to find out about the grand old house that stood there until 1985.

04Woodstock2001011120010607
20151129 (BBC7)
20151130 (BBC7)

Charlotte Smith visits Kilkenny in Ireland to explore the ruins of a romantic stately home

Charlotte Smith visits Kilkenny in Ireland to explore the ruins of a romantic stately home which became a prison. From January 2001.

Today, she goes to Woodstock in Kilkenny to find out why this once grand mansion is now a crumbling ruin.

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Today, she goes to Woodstock in Kilkenny to find out why this once grand mansion is now a crumbling ruin.

05 LASTWitley Court20010112

Today, she visits Witley Court in Worcestershire to discover why a house that once rivalled Chatsworth or Blenheim is now a roofless ruin.

05 LASTWitley Court2001011220151206 (BBC7)
20151207 (BBC7)

Today, she visits Witley Court in Worcestershire to discover why a house that once rivalled Chatsworth or Blenheim is now a roofless ruin.

Charlotte Smith visits Worcestershire to admire what remains of a vast palace.

Charlotte Smith visits Worcestershire to admire what remains of a vast and extravagant palace ruined by fire in 1937. From January 2001.