Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/2/2012

Britain’s lost Downtons revealed: The majestic historic mansions that were demolished to make way for the bypasses and housing estates of modern life

Deepdene in Surrey was once one of the grandest mansions in Britain. Seat of the Howards, the Dukes of Norfolk, from 1483 to 1797, the sprawling estate was surrounded by ornamental Italianate gardens, resplendent with orangeries, conservatories and terraces. for more click here

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