1970 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine MARIA FIENNES MOCATTA Levens Park Kendal (2183)

Product code: 2183 (Wt 520g WW UpSt)
Original Vintage Magazine COUNTRY LIFE Dated 1970 Maria Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes LAKE DISTRICT Killyleagh Castle Co. Down Ireland  LEVENS PARK KENDAL . Plus much more; see main description

Vintage 1970 COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE Maria Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes LAKE DISTRICT Killyleagh Castle Co. Down Ireland  LEVENS PARK KENDAL 

Original Weekly Magazine

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Maria Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes Daughter of Sir Maurice Fiennes of Hilltop Farm, Dronfield, Derbys, and Mrs Fiennes of Furze Patch, West Knoyle Wilts; announcing forthcoming marriage to Mister John Mocatta of Dalby, Queensland, Australia. Photo by Richard Einzig. Info. Antonia Susan Maria.

Outer Cover Photograph by Noel Habgood: Loch Laggan, Scottish Highlands.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Mill street, Warwick - x1 picture only by Kenneth Scowen.

Wordsworth Lakeland Inspirations: Ennerdale Lake Cumberland - Cottage of Anne Tyson at Hawkshead - Grasmere, Westmorland, from Red Bank - Sheep Dipping at Stool End Farm, Langdale - Overlooking Rydal - Rydal Lake - Sheep and Shepherds by Rydal Lake x7 photos by E. W. Tattershall, and text/article by Peter Wood.

Racing Notes: Grand National and Horses at the Water Jump with Assad, No Justice, Otter, Ginger Nut, and The Winner Gay Trip - x1 picture and text/article by Francis Byrne.

Sailing Ships: The Alice Wiliams Built at Llanelly in 1854 - Brixham Trawlers Being Caulked Betwen the Tides c1902 - x2 pictures, and text/article.

Christopher Hussey in the Library at Scotney Castle, Kent - x1 pictures and an appreciation by John Cornforth.

Music Scene: Elizageth Vaughan and Ermanno Mauro at Covent Garden in Verdi's La Traviata - x1 picture and article (on various) by Stewart Deas.

Rugby at Cardiff Arms Park: Welsh Forwards in Action Against France - x1 picture, and text/article by U. A. Titley.

Primulas - x5 pictures and text/article by S. Clapham.

Tyler Museum Drawings in London: Figure Study by Rembrands - View of St Peters Rome, by Claude Lorrain Lent by the Teyler Museum, Haarlem - x2 pictures and text/article by CNN.

Killyleagh Castle, Co. Down, Home of Lt Col. And Mrs D. A. Rowan Hamiliton. Part II - x9 pictures and text/article by Alistair Rowan.

Challenge of Scottish Sea Cliffs: Old Man of Stoer - Stack Lee, Stack an Armin and Boreray, St Kilda - The Bullers of Buchan, Aberdeenshire - Bass Rock and Tantallon Castle - x4 pictures and text/article by Campbell R. Steven.

The Salerooms - x6 pictures of items sold at auction etc; and text/article by Frank Davis.

Levens Park and The Kendal Link Road: LEvens Park From the Air - Sketch Plan Showing the Alternative Lines of the Proposed Kewndal Link Road - East End of the Avenue Taken Close to Where the Trees Would Be Cut by Route C - Impression of the Bridge Carrying Route F as Seen From t he Viewing Point at the End of the Avenue of Trees from a Drawing by Guy Barton - Westward View of the Park Showing the Bends in the River etc - Portrait of Guillaume Beaumont - Beaumonts House at LEvens - x7 pictures, and text/article by John Cornforth. The piece covers three sides and concerns the revised line of the Kendal Link Road Scheme and an account of a previous events going back some eighteen months and the effects on Levens Park.

Travel and Trier, Germany - x8 pictures and text/article by Edmund Penning-Rowsell. sleekburnc.

A Chalk Stream in Danger: Stretch of the River Avon - x1 picture and text/article by R. H. Pease; about the threat to wild life and ecosystems.

Cars Described: Teh Volvo 144 Automatic - x1 picture, and text/article by John Talor; with specification and performance list.

Estate Market: Iver Grove, Iver, Bucks - Morwell Barton nr Tavistock, Devon - x2 pictures and text/article by miel Michael Hanson incl. New Facts on Farmland Prices etc.

Rapid Progress in Field Drainage: Modern Trencher - reive Rear View of a Winch Drawn Trenchless Drain Layer - Plastic Drainage Tubes - New Type of Lightweight loght Permeable Backfill - Slit Left by Trenchless Machine - x5 pictures and text/article by B. D. Trafford.

Fashion: Wide Black Culottes with Pleats by Yves Saint Laurent for Rive Gauche Collection and Photographed at the Iris Clert Gallery, Paris - Blouse and Skirt in Liberty Prints from Rive Gauche Collection - Skirt and Shirt in Denim from Rive Gauche and Boots by Yves Saint Laurent - Black Satin Cotton Suit and Leather Neck Band by Yves Saint Laurent at The Iris CLert Gallery Paris - Canvas Coat and Trousers from the Young Jaeger Collection - x5 pictures by Christopher Moore in Paris, and Peter Clark; text/article by Anne Price.

Correspondence from Readers:

Goats on the Great Orme, Caernarvonshire- picture and correspondence fromG. Kenneth Whitehead, The Old house, WIthnell Fold, Chorley, Lancs.

Woman Rush Weaver at Work in Anglesey in 1953 - picture and correspondence from J. Dobson of Hereford. Loght.

Archway at Llandew, Breconshire - picture and correspondence from Miss M. Wight 14 Overbury Rd, Hereford.

Wooden Beacon tower at ?Newhaven, Sussex - picture and correspondence from W. F. Bunce of 28 Broomfield Ave, Telscombe Cliffs, Sussex.

Entrance to the Chapter House at Haughmond Abbey, Shropshire - picture and correspondence from F. L. Jackson, 19 Frost Drive, Irby, Cheshire.

Stone Monkey in a Garden at Burniston, Yorks - picture and correspondence from Miss D. A. Lawrence, 11 Derwent St, Falsgrave, Scarborough, Yorks..

Tool for Marbling Paper in the Camberley Museum - picture and correspondence from Miss H. F. Rendle, Camberley Museum, Knoll Rd, Camberley, Surrey.


Jamaica Tourist Board - double page (dp) in colour.

Triumph 2.5PI Mk2 Car - fp colour showing car on tarmac next to a private jet

Standard Gold Nest Egg - fp colour for Standard Life Assurance Co.

Crowther of Syon Lodge Antiques: 18thC Stone Chimneypiece - fp.

Audi 100LS Car - fp

Dress and Unlined Coat by Dorville at Cresta - fp.

The Saab 96 Car - fp

South African Airways SAA: Who Goes Boeing... - fp

Ambassador Lawn Mower by Hayter - half page (hp).

Atco Riding Lawn Mower - hp.

Simca Estate Car (with price) - fp colour on back cover; orig owners name in pencil on top of cover.

Martini Dry - fp colour; inside front cover.

Richard Green Fine Paintings: Abraham Mignon - fp colour advert.

Sothebys Auction: Property of Lady Beaumont of Whitle, Rt Hon. Lord Glendevon, sir Robert Birley etc - fp shows x2 paintings by L. S. Lowery and Sir Alfred Munnings.

Christies in Geneva at the Hotel Richemond: Magnificent Jewels - fp colour showing emerald and diamond pendant earrings, brooch, bracelet, rings.  

Plus many more adverts. 

Articles Only (no images):

Countrywomans Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

Golf by P. A. Ward Thomas: How Great is Augusta?

In My Garden - by Christopher Lloyd.

Bood Reviews by GGW and BP.

Causerie on Bridge by Pat Cotter; Crossword Puzzle (not done) with name of previous winner H. Babington, Applethwaite Hill, Windermere, Westmorland.

Book Reviews by Geoffrey Grigson.

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:

The Rowney Priory and Standon Estate; by Direction of Edward Barford MC - fp showing x3photos.

Old School House, Saintbury, Glos Worcs Borders.

The Old Rectory Christon, nr Weston S Mare, North Somerset.

The Lodge, Coleman's Hatch, Sussex.

Kenricks, H?ambleden, Bucks.

Ellenden Oast, Hawkhurst, Kent.

Mytchett Rise, Hants Surrey Border.

Woodlands Manor, Hill Brow, Liss, Hants W. Sussex Border.

Claremont Cottage, Weston Green, Ditton Common.

Kingfisher House, Near Farnham.

Atcombe Court Estate, Glos: Atcombe Court - Folly Cottage - The Bungalow - x2photos.

Paxton Place, Great Paxton Hunts. c.keenlyside.

Beech Lawn, Buckden, Hunts.

The Mount, Wadhurst, Sussex.

the Thatched Cottage, Northiam.

Appleton Manor, Appleton nr Abingdon - x4photos.

Millwood, Lisvane, nr Cardiff.

Glovers, Ashford, Kent. By order of Lady A. Blood.

The Oxhey Bushley nr Tewkesbury, Glos Worcs.

Rock's Cottage, Kemerton, South Worcs.

St Colme Estate, Aberdour, Fife.

The Chase, Smiths Land, Bentley heath, Solihull, Warwicks.

Preston Bagot Cottage, nr Henly in Arden, Warwicks.

By Direction of the Executors of the late Colonel A. J. Talbot Ponsonby, nr Moreton in Marsh, Glos Warwickshire Border. 2603


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. 

This is a heavy magazine approx sixty pages (120 sides; Wt approx. 520g). It measures 315 x 235 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; sorry for any typos."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 - this is not a tracked service; for tracking please choose appropriate postage at checkout, or contact for price. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Product Code 2183 (Wt 520g WW UpSt)
Weight 0.52kg