1956 COUNTRY LIFE Vintage Magazine HELMINGHAM HALL Annabel Asquith HARWOOD Fashion HAREWOOD (5113)

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A Vintage COUNTRY LIFE Magazine dated 1956 - An ideal gift

Vintage Country Life Magazine: Annabel Asquith HELMINGHAM HALL SUFFOLK Skegness Samphire HAREWOOD HORSE TRIALS Pewter Marks RIVER TAMAR



Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1956


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Annabel Asquith Daughter of Michael Asquith- photo by Hay Wrightson. (Info. later Ungoed-Thomas which is not mentioned in caption etc).

Outer Cover Photograph by G. F. Allen: Lulworth Cliffs Dorset.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Nant Gwynant in North Wales - x1 picture by C. Marsh.

The River Tamar, Devon and Cornwall, Part I: Below Morwell Rocks, Near Calstock - From Gunnislake Bridge - Milton Abbot - Mediaeval Bridge near Greystone - Farmhouse and 16thC Hall at Trecarrell Cornwall- x5 pictures, and text by Geoffrey Grigson.

Two Women Collecting Samphire (Glasswort) from the Mud at the Gibraltar Point Near Skegness, Lincs - An Uprooted Sample x2 pictures and text by F. H. Clift.

Shooting Elephants - x2 pictures, and text by W. robert Foran.

Farewell to the Irish Hunter? - Article only by Patrick Tandy

Art of the Local Brick-Maker: Farm House in Middlesex Repaired Between Half Timbers with 17th-19thC Bricks - Detail of Farm House Wall - Eastcote Brick - x3 pictures and text by A. M.Polraun..

How Much Does a Trout See: Diagram Illustrating How Trout See an Angler on the Bank - x1 diagram and text by R. R. Fairley.

The Harewood Horse Trials: Sheila Willcox on High and Mighty - Lt. Col. J. Hulme Dudgeon's Korbous Ridden by Miss P. Moreton - Lt Commander J. Oram on Copperplate - Majro D. Allhusen on Laurien - x5 pictures, and text by Lionel Dawson.

Helmingham Hall, Suffolk; Seat of Lord Tollemache, Part IV - x10 pictures, and text by Arthur Oswald.

Birds of the Bernese Oberland: Lotschen Valley Below The Fafleralp - Crested Tit - Grey Wagtail - x3 pictures, drawing and text by Collingwood Ingram.

Crowned X Pewter by G. Bernard Hughes - x4 pictures. Info. Pewter marked with an x etc.

Fashions: Evening Dress in Organza and White Satin by Victor Stiebel - Evening Shoes by Dolcis - Evening Coat in Taffeta by Hardy Amies - Peau de Soie Evening Coat by Ronald Paterson - x4 pictures and text by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Stereoscope Cards Showing the Famous Dwarf, General Tom Thumb - x2 pictures and letter from T. G> Scott, 19 Granville Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester 14.

Dovecote at Plas Newydd House, Llangollen N. Wales - picture and letter from P. J. Clydesdale, Prenton, Hill St, Rhos, Wrexham, N. Wales.

Patchwork quilt of about 1815 - picture and letter from Mrs A. K. Leask, 418 Harolds Cross Road, Terenure, Dublin.

Ridgweway Cross and Cuzzicombe Post on Exmoor - x2 pictures and letter from J. D. U. Ward, Rodhuish, Watchet, Somerset. reive

hinge of a Gate in the Lake District - picture and letter from Graham Satow, Long House, Great Langdale, Westmorland.

Cypress Oak near Frankfurt in Germany - picture and letter from A. W. Whitworth, Woodbridge, Suffolk. miel

Head and the Extent of a Walking Stick Carved form Irish Bog Oak - x2 pictures and letter from D. W. Fryer, 52 Derby Rd, Ipswich.


Passing Clouds Cigarettes - fp colour inside front cover. It shows the amateur photographer Sir Geoffrey Cory-Wright reflected in a mirror with his camera; various paperweights etc on a table.

Singer Gazelle Car - fp.

Courtaulds High Tenacity Rayon for Tyres - dp.

Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale details unless otherwise stated:

Juniper Place, Lower Kingswood, Surrey. By order of Exectrs of Late Colonel Clive Temperley x2pics.

Millards Hill House, Trudoxhill, Somerset.

Ockley Lodge, Newdigate, Surrey Sussex Border. By Dir. Of J. H. Beatty Esq.

Tocknells Court, Painswick, Glos.

Pool house, Marsh Lock, Henley on Thames. By order of Exectrs of Mr C. S. Knight.

Agricultural Portions of The Osborne Estate, Isle of Wight. By dir of HM Commissioners of Crown Lands - x2 pics of houses

Deer Park hotel, Honiton, South Devon.

Green Dragons, Chipping Campden, Glos.

Newton ark, newton Solney, Derbys. By dir. Of Exectrs of P.W .Ratcliffe decd, and Mrs O. M. Ratcliff.

Yonder Lodge, Penn, Bucks. By dir. Of Eric P. L. Pelly.

Topfields, Woodbridge, Suffolk. By order of Exectrs of Mrs M. H. Notcutt.

Friston House, Friston, Sussex.

Beckington House, Beckington, Somerset Wilts Border.

Gorelands, Langstone, Monmouthshire.

The Wymeswold Estate, Borders Notts and Leics. By dir. Of Trinity College, Cambridge - hp.

The Carlton le Moorland Estate, Lincs - hp.

The Dial House, Alveston, nr Stratford on Avon. By dir. Of Major H. H. Parkes.

Misbourne Cottage, Chalfont St Giles.

Millhills House, nr Crieff, Perthshire; Home of the Millhills Pedigree Shorthorns.

Hunstrete Estate, North Somerset. By dir. Of Major E. T. Buller-Leybourne-Popham - No photo.

Plus many others but un-named.

Articles (text only):

Countryman's notes by Major C. S. Jarvis

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Motoring Notes by J. Eason Gibson.

Increase of Rent by W. J. Weston.

Bridge Problem by M. Harrison Gray, and Crossword Puzzle

Treasure Stored - Poem by RFFD

Farm Eggs

A Countrywoman's Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

The News of the World Championship - Golf by Bernard Darwin.

Estate Market by Procurator.

Classified Announcements.

Classified Properties


Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original USED vintage magazine not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.
Approx 40 pages (80 sides).The magazine measures 345x 35 mm (13.5 x 9.25") There is some age yellowing. The staples were rusty (I have removed them) leaving witness marks to spine and pages; the pages are loose. The pages are smooth with some white coating issues. The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering carry on from the previous issue, therefore do not start at number 1.The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

The description of the contents above are in my own words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.

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