1966 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine DRAKE-BROCKMAN Seale-Hayne COUTTS (7163)

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Camilla Drake-Brockman SEALE-HAYNE DEVON Thomas Coutts Banker FRANK DOBSON Milton Abbey Dorset SOLAR ENERGY Tom Hustler


Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1966

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Camilla Drake-Brockman of Trinity House, Southwell, Notts - photo by Tom HUstler; announcing forthcoming marriage to Mr Allan Abbot-Anderson of Mount Cashel, Six Mile Bridge, Co. Clare.

Outer Cover Photograph by Fox: Whithington, Glos - Harvest scene.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Seale-Hayne College Farm in Devon - x5 pictures and text by Ian Moore the Principal of the college; showing planting and ploughing etc.

Yehudi Menuhin Conducting a Rehearsal of the Bath Festival Orchestra - x2 pictures and text by Stewart Deas.

Japanese Print by Utamaro - Chinese Porcelain - Cornelius rieghoff - Louis XV Secretaire etc - x5 pictures, and text by Frank Davis.

Thomas Coutts and his Family Part II: Boardroom of Coutts's Bank; Chinese Wallpaper - Duchess of St Albans ( Harriot Mellon - Valentine Card of 1826 - angela Burdett Coutts - Holly Lodge Highgate - x7 pictures, and text by Reginald Colby.

Sculpture of Frank Dobson - x3 pictures and text by Christopher Neve.

Cricket: England v. West Indies (Milburn, W. Hall, T. Graveney, G. S. Sobers, K. Higgs, L. Gibbs) x3 pictures, and text by John Woodcock.

Crystal Palace Athletics with Oxford and Cambridge v. Cornell and Pennsylvania: Keisuke Sawaki of Japan - W. Bruckel for Cornell and Pen. - J. Waterhouse of Oxford - x3 pictures, and text by Neil Allen.

Milton Abbey, Dorset Part III: - x12 pictures, and text by Arthur Oswald.

Chetnole School nr Sherborne - x1 picture.

Trees: Ash Tree, Manifold Valley, Derbys - Ancient Ash at Bolton Abbey - Ash Self Sownnear Malham Tarn, Yorks - Weeping Ash at Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland - x4 pictures, and text by Miles hadfield.

A Diagram from How Cars Work by Gordon Walmsley (chasis) - x1 picture, and text by J. Eason Gibson.

Formal Garden Pool at Knightshayes, Devon - x1 picture.

Performance Open Air Theatre, Polesden Lacey, Surrey - x1 picture.

Solar Energy in the Home: House at Blyth, Notts Designed by Edward J. Curtis - St George's Country Secondary School, Wallasey, Cheshire - Dr George Lof's House at Denver, Colorado with Solar Heat Collectors on The Roof - Diagrammatic Section of a House with Solar Heat Collectors etc - x4 pictures, and text by H. Dalton Clifford.

Fashion: White Kidskin Coat by National Fur Company - Whit Calf Jacket with Mink Collar by Albert Hart - Vivid Printed Silk Dress by John Cavanagh - Perfumes and Aftershave for Schiaparelli S and Shocking, Snuff eau de Cologne etc x5 pictures, and text by Anne Price.

Agricultural Supplement:

Slow Ploughing at Grasmere, Cumberland - High Speed Furrow etc - Eight Furrow - Reversible Plough - x5 pictures, and text by H. Hine.

Dairy Herds - x4 pictures and text by John Cumber.

Experimental Farms: Drilling Wheat, Husbandry Farm, Hants - Winter Wheat Drilled at High Mowthorpe EHF, Yorkshire - Plots at Trawscoed EHF, Wales - Grazing at High Mowthorpe - x4 pictures and text by P. J. Macfarlan.

Breeding Sheep: Scottish half Bred Ewes - South Cheviots Flock - Wensley Dale Swaledale Cross Shearlings or Masham -North Country Cheviots - x4 pictures and text by T. J. C. David.

Farm Machinery, Tractors etc - x13 pictures, and text by Denis Willows.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Chetnole School nr Sherborne - picture and letter.

Dives in Normandy - x2 pictures and letter from Mary Corbett Harris, Arosa, 118 Reculver Rd, Beltinge, Herne Bay.

Wapiti Antlers in Hotel at Barnstaple Defon, and The Endsleigh Red Deer Head Found nr Launceston - x2 pictures and letter from G. Kenneth Whitehead, The Old house, Withnell Fold, chorley, Lancs.

Chester Cathedral Church Furniture - x2 pictures and letter from G. W. O. Addleshaw, The Deanery, Chester.

Scottish Cell Door (Industry) at the House of Tongue, Sutherland - picture and letter from Karslake Barraud, Court St. Nayland, Colchester, Essex.

Wooden Bygones and an Old Sugar Loaf inn Its Original Wrapping - picture and letter from Eva R. Pinto, Oxhey Wooids House, Oxhey Dr. ner Northwood, Middx.


Hunts Mixers - full page (fp) colour.

Charles of the Ritz Sun Bronze - fp colour.

Dewars Whisky - fp colour tartan.

Spink: Chinese Porcelain Chia Ching Gourd Vase - fp.

Cunard Caribbean - fp colour.

Gold Leaf Cigarettes - fp colour

Hillman Super Minx Estate Car - fp colour

Lucas B90 - fp colour showing a painting of a Combine Harvester. First page for Country Life Royal Show and Agricultural Supplement

Fisons High-N 62 Fertilizer - fp colour.

ICI Fertilizers - double page colour

New Super 6 Tractor for County Commercial Cars Ltd of Fleet - fp.

Timken - fp colour showing wildlife

BMC Mini Tractor - fp col.

Flymo Mower Price 34 gns- hp

Asprey Luggage - fp.

Heineken Lager - fp colour

Office Blocks and Piccadilly Gardens Manchester - fp colour back cover for Norwich Union. Orig. owners name in pencil at top of page.

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

Maxwelton Estate, Moniaive. By direction of MAjro General Sir John Laurie - fp x4 pics

Lyndsays Farm, Ingatestone, Essex.

Shipton Sollars Manor, andoversford, Glos x2pics

Bautnon Mill House, Glos.

Crnaham, Stoke Bishop, nr Bristol x2pics.

Lordship Estate, Much hadham, Herts. By direction of W. W. H. Hill-Wood CBE - hp.

Sweethaws Grange nr Crowborough. By direction of Exectrs of Colonel C. L. Y. Parker decd.

Thatchbury Manor, Midway Lyndhurst and Romsey.

Dunaverty, 2 Milner Rd, Bournemouth.

Old Rectory, Ashampstead, Berks.

The Tarbat Estate, Easter Ross, Inverness.

Weston Farm, Petersfield, Hants.

Houstoun House, Uphall, West Lothian.

Moor Place Estate, Bramshill. By direction of F. Ratky Esq - Moor Place Farmhouse; Lea FH, Baileys FH; Moor Place Farm Buildings - x2pics. Tide End, Strawberry Vale, Twickenham - x2pics.

Styche Estate, Market Drayton, Shorpshire. X3pics.

Deeracres, nr Lymington Hants x2pics.

Friars Oak, Beaulieu, Hants.

The Manor house, Thorpe St. Andre, Norwich.

Wye Salmon Fishing, Upper .

Hall Lee 19 Chestnut Ave, Chorleywood, Herts.

Woodgate House, Borden, Sittingbourne, Kent.

Drayton House, Belbroughton nr Stourbridge, Worcs.

Church Farm Cottage, EastWIttering.

Country House nr Chard Somerset. By order Rt. Hon. Lord Merthyr.

Dalscote house, northants. By dir. Of harold Burt Esq.

Westwood Grange, Five Ways, Neston, Wirral, Cheshire. Estate of Rt. Hon. Winifred Agnes (Freda) Viscountess Leverhulme, decd.

The Grove and Horton Wharf Farms, Ivinghoe Aston, Bucks. By dir. F. HArtrop Esq. x2pics.

Wrotham hill Farm, Kent x2pics.

Bramdean, Alresford, Hants.

Clifton Cottage, Clifton, Beds.

The Lighthouse, Winterton on Sea, Norfolk.

The Old Rectory, Fovant, Wilts Dorset Border.

The Manor house, Abbotsbury, South Dorset.

Hogge House, Buxted, Sussex.

Mottynsden Manor, Burwash, Sussex x2pics.

Pound Place, Partridge Green nr Horsham, Sussex.

The Sanctuary, Wilmington, Kent.

Spindrift, Marine Parade, Seaford.

Ashwell Hall Farm, Finchingfield, Essex.

The Rhydd, 15 Lodge hill Rd, Lower Bourne, nr Farnham.

Rack Close, Thursley, Surrey.

Brox End, Brox Rd, Ottershaw.

Knodishall Hall Farm, Suffolk.

Printstile Place Estate, Bidborough, Kent.

Tilmans, Great Chart, Kent.

New House Farmhouse, Pluckley, Kent.

Pembles Cross, Egerton, Kent.

Applegarth, Benenden, Kent.

House in the Wood, Cookham Dean.

Higher Oakshott Farm, Hawkley, near Liss.

Burkham House Estate, Hants.

Eudaemon, Cable Reach, Nassau.

Chickering, Westward Villas, Nassau.

Plas Gwyn, Aberedw, nr Builth Wells, Wales.

Nurton Court, Little Hereford, near Ludlow.

Docklow Manor, nr Leominster, Herefs. By direction of Sir Herbert J. Manzoni x2pics.Wayside, Dormansland, Surrey Sussex Border.

Sibson house, Wansford, Cambs.

Maes Court, Knighton on Teme, Worcs.

Dodwell Farm, Burlesdon, Hants.

Popes Farm, Upham, Hants.

Hawkhurst Place, Hawkhurst, Kent.

Woolcomber House, Stow on the Wold, Glos.

Primrose Cottagem, Chobham Common, nr Sunningdale.

Watermill House, Tasburgh, Norfolk.

West Hall, Mundford, Norfolk.

The Beeches, Cliffords Mesne, Newent.Kings Croft, Pontefract, Yorks.

Trevellan, Lamorna, nr Penzance.

Apsley Arms, Dormans Land, East Grinstead.Garston Farmhouse, East Meon, Hants.

Hinton house, Hurst, Twyford, Berks.

Starling Castle, Selattyn, Oswestry.

Shottesbrook Cottage and Pitlands Farm, House, Berks x2pics.

Nutfield, Fair Mile, Henley on thames.

Blue Bridge House, Halstead, EssexPlas Derwen, Abergavenny, Wales.

Olchon House and Brass Knolls , Llanveynoe x1pic.

Benenden Place, Kent. By direction of Rt. Hon. Lord Keyes x2pics.

Wedgwood House, Painshyill, Cobham. X2pics.

Asni, Upper Carlisle Rd, Meads, Eastbourne.

The Old house, Dockenfield, Surrey Hants Border.

Fairmead, KNockholt, Kent. By dir. His Honour Judge W. D. M. Sumner.

Walden Cottage, Tadworth, Surrey.

Upcot Farm, Stanton St Gabriel, Dorset.

Courts Haugh, West Wittering, Sussex.

Caldecot, Hurtis Hill, nr Crowborough.

Hethfelton, Wool, South Dorset.

Hanchett End Farm, Haverhill By Dir. H. H. Grose decd. NO Pic.

Articles (text only):

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall

The Album - Poem by Jean Kenward.

Countrywoman's notes by Eiluned Lewis

Golf by P. A. Ward-Thomas.

Gardening by Christopher Lloyd

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

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.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 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 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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