1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine 31 Jan SUSANNAH BODLEY SCOTT AGAR Sheringham 3313

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Susannah Bodley Scott Agar SHERINGHAM HALL NORFOLK Harvington Hall Chaddesley PERIYAR GAME SANCTUARY INDIA Meon Valley




Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1957


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Susannah Bodley Scott Daughter of Mister Ronald Bodley Scott of 134 Harley St. London - photo by Harlip; announcing her engagement to Patrick Forrester Agar, and Mrs Ashley-Scarlett of Hampstead.

Outer Cover Photograph by Kenneth Scowen: Lenham Kent - taken from outside 8 The Square and the Parks the greengrocers shop (now a cafe) etc. Cover has some age marking and wear round the edges.


Principal Contents and Features on:

George VI Memorial in The Mall, London - x2 photo.

Threatened Periyar Game Sanctuary in Southern India: View from The Sanctuary's Hotel - Gaur in the Sanctuary - etc. x5 pics., and text/article by Colin Wyatt.

A Plea for the Pear Tree - x2 pics., and text/article by Raymond Bush.

Priests Holes at Harvington: Harvington Hall, CHaddsley Corbett, Worcs., Showing Location of The Hiding Places - etc. x4 pics., and text/article.

The Girandole Candlestick - x7 pics., and text/article by G. Bernard Hughes.sleekburnc.

Meon Valley Hampshire: Chalk Hills - East Meon Court House - Church at Meonstoke - River Meon by the Forest of Bere - Stoney Bridge nr Titchfield - Meon Estuary at Hillhead - x6 pics., and text/article by Kathleen and Cecil French. reive

Sheringham Hall, Norfolk Part I; The Home of Mr Thomas Upcher - x12 pics., and text/article by Christopher Hussey.

Bird and Animal Tracks in The Snow: Badgers Footprint - Heron on the Ice - Red Deer Tracks - etc. x5 pics., and text/article by Frances Pitt. Info. Born in Shropshire she was a British naturalist, author and wildlife photographer.

Crossword Puzzle (not done).

Fashion: Straight Dress and Jacket in Flecked Worsted from Hardy Amies Boutique - Double Knit Wool Jersey Dress and Coat from Marcus and Boucle Straw Toque by Moriot - Tweed, Camel Hair and Wool Straight Suit with Panel Front from Aquascutum - Paisley Viyella Classic Shirt from London Pride - Ribbed Woollen Cardigan by Huppert - Flared Coat from the Neck, With Drooping Shoulders, Wide Collar, from Christian Dior - x6 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Letter Box in the Form oa Letter at Folkstone Kent - picture and correspondence from N. M. Woodall, 1 The Crossroads, Southbourne, Hants

Alleged Cross Between a Dog Fox and Collie Bitch; A Typical Fox Cub - x2 pictures and correspondence from W. Scott Atkinson, Lanreath nr Looe, Cornwall.

Gloucestershire Gate Hasp with Wooden Spring - picture and correspondence from Woodman of Somerset

Entrances to Churchyards in Conrwall, Hants, and Somerset - x3 pictures and correspondence from Bywayman, of Somerset.

Lancewood Tree Pseudopanax Crassifolium Growing in New Zealand - x3pictures and correspondence from Moira V. Bainbridge, Nelson, New Zealand.

Sprig of Pyracantha with Berries and Flowers in Winter - picture and correspondence from Miss J. F. Enys, Tremedden, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall.

Victorian Jug and Vases with Beadwork - picture and correspondence from Midlander of Birmingham.

The Masonry of All Saints Church on the Beach at Dunwich, Suffolk; and One of the Remaining Tombstones on the Cliff Above - x2pictures and correspondence from Alasdair Alpin MacGregor, Swan Court, Chelsea SW3.


Myers Rum - back cover in colour.

Full page (FP) showing x4: Roberts Windsor Soaps - Scandinavian Hand Knitted Fair Isle Cardigan by Huppert - Horrockses Terry Towelling - Harris Tweed.

FP showing Bolding Bathroom - Tarpen Chain Saw - Highland Queen Whisky.

Tobler Ballerina Chocolates - half page (hp).

Lagonda Car - hp with price.

Wolseley Car - fp with prices.

Austin Princess Vanden Plas - fp colour with price.

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

Little Surries, Ashurstwood, East Sussex - x2pics of house and farm buildings.

Bletchinglye Manor, Rotherfield, Sussex.

French Hall, Moulton, nr Newmarket.

Meadow Farm House, Ashtead, Surrey. By direction of the Lord Moynihan OBE TD.

Penwood Farm, Highclere, nr Newbury. By dir. Of Exectrs of late Sir Henry Holder.

Grey House, Burghclere, Hants..

Cranesdene, 3 Oatlands Drive, W?eybridge, Surrey.

Lynwood, Northiam, E. Sussex.

Turkdean Manor, Northleach, Glos. By dir. Of Major W. W. B. Scott.

The Cleeve, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire. By dir of Lt. col. F. C. C. Balfour MC.

Architect Designed Modern Residence, Royal Tunbridge Wells. By order of Executors of Sir Philip B. Petrides, decd.

And many more but not named; area only.

ARTICLES (text only):

FP of various small articles: On export of butchers cattle alive to the continent etc - Repair of Historic Furniture - The Mobile Home - Wetbobs Disagree - miel etc.

Iris Stylosa - poem by Leslie M. Oyler.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Golf By Bernard Darwin: The Championship Changes.

Countrywoman's Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

Moors in Spain - Poem by Margaret Rhodes.

Motoring Notes by J. Eason Gibson - Expert Driving Part II and The Art of Changing Gear: Double De-clutching; Missing Third Gear; Snow and Ice; Keeping on the Crown; Getting out of a Skid.

Bridge by M. Harrison-Gray.

The Estate Market: Rising Prices of Chattels; Carpets and Moth; etc.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus: Egg Subsidy; Farm Incomes; Wages in Dairying; Oxford Conference; etc.

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring.

Classified Announcements.

Classified Properties. Sleekburnc.3101


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 30 pages (60 sides). It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ) There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages maybe loose, and have handling marks, blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. 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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