1966 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine MERTOUN BERWICKSHIRE Tessa Kirwan Taylor (3163)

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Tessa Kirwan Taylor COMPTON WYNYATES Mertoun Berwickshire ABBOTSIDE YORKSHIRE Fashion Mary Quant CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW Flymo


Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1966

Approx 58 pages (116 sides).

Outer Cover Photograph: House and Gardens at Compton Wynyates, Warwicks.

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Tessa Kirwan-Taylor Daughter of John Kirwan-Taylor of Lower Sandhill, Halland.

Principal Contents and Features on:

The Lee at Cork, Ireland - x1 picture by Kenneth Scowen.

Gardens at Branklyn, Perthshire - x7 pictures, and text by Lanning Roper.

Young Wild Red Deer That Has Lived with a Herd of Beef Cattle for Several Months on Salisbury Plain - x1 picture and text by P. H. Carne.

Edwardian Roses - x5 pictures by John Markham and J. E. Downward, and text by Rosemary James.

Picture Collection at Saltram house, Devon: The Morning Room at Saltram - etc - x7 pictures, and text by St John Gore.

The Derby Finish: Lady Zia Wernher's Charlottown with Scobie Breasley Up; J.. Lilley's Retendre (P. Cook up); E.B. Benjamin's Balck Prince (J. Lindley up) - x1 picture, and text by Francis Byrne.

Chelsea Flower Show - x5 pictures, and text by A. G. L. Hellyer.

Mertoun, Berwickshire the Home of the Duke and Duchess of Sutherland - Part I - x8 pictures, and text by John Cornforth.

Salerooms, with prices realised: Chelsea Porcelain Owl; Goblet by Verzelini; Jockey and owners by John Lavery; Churchill Bronze by Epstein; Gueridon by Vandercruse - x5 pictures, and text by Frank Davis.

ABbottside, Nth Yorkshire: Fossdale - Coleby Hall - Hardraw Force - Lunds Church - Sheep Shearing, Scargill Parks - x5 pictures and text by Marie Hartley and Joan Ingilby; C. H. Wood x1pic.

A Rosewood Tea Caddy with Label by T. and G. Seddon - x2 pictures, and text by Lindsay Boynton.

Fenton House, Hampstead, London South Front - x1 picture.

Jensen CV8 k. III Saloon Car - x1 picture, and text by J. Eason Gibson.

Cricket: Two Members of West Indies Team R. B. Kanhai and G. Sobers - x2 pictures and text by John Woodcock.

Estate Market: The Old Rectory, Euston, Norfolk - West End Farm, Shipton Moyne, Glos. - x2 pictures, and text by Arbiter.

Topiary etc: Chess Topiary at Levens Hall, Westmorland - Tiopary Yew - Gatton Park, Surrey - Chinthurst hill in Surrey - Chateau Villandry in Loire Valley France - x5 pictures, and text by Christopher Lloyd.

Forest plants From Tropical America - x6 pictures and text by T. M. Greensill.

Pines for Profit and Pleasure - x5 pictures, and text by William Seymour.

Woods Mill, Henfield, Sussex - x1 picture and text.

18thC Chapel at Wardour Castle, Tisbury, Wilts - x1 picture and text.

Catching the Poacher: Poacher Caught in a "Humane" Man Trap, From an Old Print - Man Trap of the "Hoop" Variety Mentioned by Thomas hardy in Woodlanders - x2 pictures, and text by Hoole Jackson.

Fashion: Print Trouser Suit by Mary Quant for The Ginger Group - Short, Spotted Dress by Mary Quant's Ginger Group - White Silk Dress by Polly Peck - Classic White Dress Tricosa - Checked Wool Dress by Mary Davies - x5 pictures, and text by Anne Price.

Correspondence from Readers:

What is the Tool: Thatcher at Work Using Norfolk Reed - picture and letter from Miss S. E.Brookes, 243 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay, Devon.

Roman Theatre in the Former City of Verulamium, St. Albans - picture and letter fro mJ. W. Whitelaw, 29 Granby Ave, Harpenden, Herts.

Unidentified Implement of Wood with Leather Attachment - picture and letter from Dr. Jack Palmer, Hornbuckles, South Chailey, Sussex.

Aston, Birmingham dated 1864 Painting - picture and letter from Violet Wood, Cripley Grove, Ousden, near Newmarket.

Fragment of a Piece of Bristol Delftware dated 1652 in Bristol Museum - picture and letter from A. S. Newsom, Long Cottage, Wrington, nr Bristol.


Flymo x2 lawnmowers - one fp advert

Watches by Vacheron Constantin at Bensons of Old Bond St. - fp colour.

Raymond Smith Waits for the Ferry to Dock at West Loch, Tarbert, Argyll - fp colour for W. D. & H. O. Wills.

Pair of ChelseaCandlestick Figures c1765 - Spink and Son Antiques Tercentenary - fp colour border.

Cunard - fp colour.

Do You Hunt? Hunts Tonic Water etc. - fp colour showing woman carrying bag of soft mixer drinks.

The Northland, Canada - fp colour for Canadian Gobernment Travel Bureau.

Italy - fp.

Dewars Whisky - fp col.

Christies Auction - fp.

Sotheby's Auction of Important Jewels: The Mountbatten Necklace - fp photo of necklace

Plus Many more adverts

Property For Sale Supplement with some houses named, and with one photo. unless otherwise stated.If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, please ask:

HUrtwood Edge, Ewhurst, Surrey x2pics

Three Gates, Moreton Morrell, Warwicks.

Dean And Chapter Farm, nr Chipping Sodbury. By direction of Captain D. W. Egerton. X2pics.

The Hermitage, holmes Chapel, Cheshire (the central section).

Wamil Hall, Worlington, Suffolk.

Netherbury Court, nr Beaminster, Dorset.

Caldecot, Hurtis Hill, nrar Crowborough Golf Course.

Ridlington Park Farm, nr Uppingham. By dir. F Exect. Of Major H. H. Robertson-Aikman decd. - NO pic.

Gambledown Farm, Sherfield English, Hants.

Old Rectory, Ashampstead, Berks.

Weybrooks, Ferry Lane, Medmenham, Bucs Oxon Border.

Baynton House nr Westbury, Wilts - fp x3pics.

Milgate Park, Bearsted, Kent.

Fairmead, 11 Whybourne Crest, Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Tylden House, Warnham, Horsham, Sussex Surrey Border.

Olviers, Hascombe, W. Surrey.

Estate: Heasman's Mead; Ashdown Farm: Sussex Surrey Kent Borders etc - hp x4pics

The Old Rectory, Fovant, Wilts Dorset Border. X2pics

Swan's Nest, Westerfield, Suffolk.

Friars Oak, Beaulieu, Hants.

Sherwood, 22 Rose Walk, Purley, Surrey. X2pics.

Millwards, Wargrave.

Rowley Farm, Lowfield Heath, nr Crawley. By direction of Lady Guthrie.

Ledge House, Bembridge Foreland, Isle of Wight.

The Cranmans, Cirencester, Glos. By dir. Of The Earl of Bathurst's Trustees.

Teh Grange, Ightham. Kent.

Apartments, Chalets Building Site, Greolieres les Neiges, Alpes Maritimes. X1pic of a chalet type.

The Old Rectory, Oving, Bucks.

Court Lodge, Harrietsham, Kent - fp; x3pics.

Chalfont View, Lincoln Rd, Chalfont St Peter.

Hillery, Slade Oak Lane, Denham.

Woodlea, Burnham, Bucks.

Smith's Farm, Appledore.

Broomham Farm, Chiddingly.

Kayanja, Possingworth Park, Cross in hand. By Order of Exectrs. of Dr H L. Duke decsd.

Kvarner House, Beckley, nr Rye, Sussex.

Swan Lake, Brede, nr Rye Sussex.

Widcombe Manor, Bath hp; x2pics.

Biddenham, Bedford. By direction of J. A. Ormerod Esq.

Clingre House, Stinchcombe, Glos.

Soundness House, Nettlebed, Oxon x2pics.

Baydon hole Farm, Baydon, nr Marlborough.

Barrymores Kintbury, nr Hungerford.

Greensted Hall, nr Ongar, Essex.

Hawkedon, West Suffolk. By direction of Miss Doris Pleydel-Bouverie.

Upham House, nr Aldbourne, Wilts. Hp; x4pics.

Loudwater, Rickmansworth, Herts.

The Lantern, Painswick. Estate of the late Mr Herbert House.

Ridge Cottage, Minchinhampton Common. By dir. of H. C. Gardner, Esq.

Pitcher Clough, Oldfield, Keighley, Yorks x2pics.

Boars Head, Eridge, Sussex.

Down House, Lamberhurst, Kent.

Cottage at Horsmonden, Kent An Exquisite Tudor Gem... 5½ Acres.

Sundridge Place, Sevenoaks, Kent.

Throley Place nr Bishop's Stortford.

Redmond House, Killurin, Co. Wexford, Ireland.

HInwick Lodge, (Podington) Bedfordshire. By dir. Of the Executrix of C. B. Swann, decd.

Old Vicarage Chippen, Wilts.

4 Ilchester Place (Kensington London).

Langley's New House, Hawkedon, W. Suffolk. By dir. Of Miss Doris Pleydell-Bouverie.

Downside House, Rodmell, Sussex x2pics.

Fairlight Place, nr Hastings, E. Sussex. By direction of Hastings Corporation.

Higher Southcombe Farm, Piddletrenthide, Dorset. Sleekburnc. 0206

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.

This is a heavy magazine wt. over 500g. It measures 315 x 232 mm (12.25x9.25inches). 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. 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. Sleekburnc. 0206

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