1966 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine MARIOTA MURRAY Longhirst Hall CRESSWELL HALL Northumberland (8953)

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Vintage magazine. A weekly issue of Country Life.

Weekly Magazine


DATED: 1966

Outer Cover Photograph: Frost by the Mole at Betchworth Surrey - photo by Kenneth Scowen.

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Lady Mariota Murray Daughter of Earl of Mansfield, of Scone Palace Perthshire and Comlongon Castle; photo by Betty.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Lead Mine Above Trefriw, Caernarvonshire - x1 picture by E. Emrys Jones.

Cathedrals of Castiel: Apse of Avila Cathedral - Figure at Avila Cathedral - Toledo Cathedral - 15thC at Cuenca nr Madrid - Segovia Cathedral from the Alcazar - Interior of Segovia x6 pictures, and text by Peter Stone.

Bookmakers at a Race Meeting at Epsom x1 picture and text by Francis Byrne on Racing.

Blue Tit and Great Tit on a Window Sill in Berkshire - Hungry Robin - x2 pictures, with text by D. Clanchey.

The Last Crofter - Poem by John W. Ellis.

Fairies in the Master's Kitchen - article by Morwenna Donnelly.

The Salerooms x5 pictures and text by Frank DAvis.

St Catherine's College Oxford - x7 pictures by Arne Jacobsen etc, and text by Michael Webb

England v. Ireland at Twickenham - x1 picture, and text by U. A .Titley.

Dobsons Northumberland Houses, Longhirst Hall, Nunnykirk etc., Part I: Longhirst Hall near Morpeth - Longhirst Ground Floor Plan - Cresswell Hall Between Blyth and Warkworth (from an old engraving) - Longhirst Hall c1824 - Lilburn Tower near Alnwick c1828 - Interior Hall and Stairs at Longhirst - Upper Level of Longhirst Hall - The Interior Hall at Nunnykirk near Morpeth - Nunnykirk Entrance Front - NunnyKirk South Front - Nunnykirk South Front - Mitford Castle, near Morpeth - x12 pictures, and article by Mark Girouard. c.Keenlyside.

Limestone Head of Gizeh c2700BC - x1 pictures and text.

Rearing Heifers by Contract: Ayrshires and Friesians on Major Rainey's Farm, Woodleigh, Devon - Typical Drayton Ley - Segrefated Herds at Woodleigh - x3 pictures, and aticle by John L. Jones. Reive

Charles Elliott the Furniture Maker: - Charles Elliott in 1821 Drawing by Joseph Slater - The Marine Parade and Old Chain Pier, Brighton 1827 - Holy Trinity Church, Clapham in 1791 - Eling His Second Wife by Slater - Daughter Charlotte by Slater - Satinwood and Mahogany Bedside miel Commode by Elliott x6 pictures, and article by Nicholas Barton.

Estate Market: Brattles Grange near Brenchley Kent - x1 pictures and text. Sleekburnc.

Mercedes Benz 600 Car - x2 pictures and text by J. Eason Gibson.

The Painting Lesson 1919 by Henri Matisse - Haystacks Snow Effect by Claude Monet - x2 pictures and text.

Crossword plus name of last weeks winner Miss Bennett, Grey Walls Chalford Hill, Stroud.

Massey Ferguson Tractor Leaving London Docks for Overseas Markets - x1 pictures and text.

Fashion and The Roman Road: Forquet Coat Dress, and Hat - Antron Nylon Raincoat with Matching Hat and Umbrella by Galitzine Rome - Leisure Outfit in Orlon from Antonelli Collection Rome - x pictures and text.

Classified Porperties

Classified ANnouncements


Veterinary Instrument For Horses - picture and correspondence from H. de S. Shortt, Curator Salisbury and South Wilts Museum St Ann St. Salisbury.

Landscape by Unknown Painter - picture and correspondence from A. E. Kaufmann, Gate House, Sudbrook Lane, Petersham, Surrey.

16thC Tower Once Part of A Bishops Place on the Sussex Coast between E. and W. Wittering - picture and correspondence from John Bland 169 Turner Rd, Edgware.

Herbaceous Border at Littlecote, Wilts in 1927 - picture and correspondence from Miss J. M. Calley, Burderop park, Swindon.

The Fountain and Norwich Union Building Birmingham - picture and correspondence from Miles Hadfield, Dillon's Orchard, Wellington Heath, Ledbury, Herefordshire.


Christies Auction 25Feb - fp.

Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky - fp colour.

MG Md. IV Magnette Sports Saloon - fp colour.

Neil Fletcher Smokes Perfectos Cigarettes by John Players - fp clour

Limestone Relief of a Man Holding a Scroll from Palmyra,Syria - Spink And Son King St, St. James's London - fp

Brott 20 Grass Cutter - hp lawn mower adv.

Turkey Travel with BEA - fp

British Anzasni Lawn Mower - hp

450 Headaches - hp for Hambros Merchant Bankers.

Peerless Kitchens - hp.

Esse Cooker.

Admiral's Full Dress Uniform 1795-1812 Sailor's Pipe Dream - fp colour for Players Medium, Tawny nd Gold Leaf Pipe Tobacco; back cover with newsagents mark of original owners name in pencil.

Plus many more adverts.

Property for Sale - Large supplement with some houses named, with one photo. (If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, please ask):

The Grange, and Manor Farm, Stoke Dry Estate x2photos.

The Manor Farm House, Old Headington Oxford.

The Manor House, Droxford x2photos.

Kingsleigh Sheep Street,Cirencester.

Grindle House, Clyst St Mary, Devon.

Penshurst, Kent by Direction of Viscount de L'Isle VC.

West Chart, Limpsfield, Surrey.

St Georges hill, Weybridge.

Meadow Lake, Esher, Surrey. sleekburnc. 1702



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 315 x 232 mm (12.25x9.25inches). There are a few handling marks, blemishes due to the age otherwise it is in very good condition. The original owners name is in pencil on back cover. The images vary in size. 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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Product Code SOLD (8953)
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