Lucinda Lambton's Elevations And Revelations

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Lucinda Lambton embarks on a tour of some of her favourite buildings by visiting Claydon House, the 18th-century home to a singing staircase, a fantasy Chinese tea room, the severed hand of Charles I's standard bearer, and Florence Nightingale

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings by visiting the extraordinary Tower House, designed, built and lived in by the Victorian medievalist William Burges. A 13th-century castle reborn, William Morris described it as more of a poem than a house.

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings by visiting Chillingham, one of Britain's oldest inhabited castles.

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings. This week she visits Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute, a castle built by the richest man in Victorian Britain.

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings. This week she visits Hatchlands in Surrey, home to over 30 pianos, and Robert Adam's first interior.

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Lucinda concludes her tour of favourite buildings with her favourite of all - the 19th-century rectory in Buckinghamshire in which she lives.