1974 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine RACHEL MARSHALL-ROBERTS Blackmoor HOuse Hants (6204)

Product code: 6204
Original Vintage Magazine

Rachel Johns Marshall-Roberts BLACKMOOR HOUSE HANTS Hurdle Maker Frank Witts Hullavington INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE DRIVING Horse Racing


Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1974



Outer Cover Photograph by Frank Roberts:International Carriage Driving at Windsor - colour

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Miss Rachel Johns Daughter of Dennis Johns of Trafford house Farm, Marshland St James, Norfolk. Photo by Yevonde; announcing forthcoming marriage to Jeremy Marshall Roberts.


Principal Contents and Features on:

Lynmouth North Devon: Between Trips - x1 photo showing three men chatting in a moored up fishing boat.

Integrated Transport Systems: Suburban Shopping Centre in California with Direct Link to Motorway - Victim of the Motor Car, An Old LBSCR Locomotive Pulling One of the Last Rains Across the Langstone Viaduct ot Hayling Island 1963 Miel - British Rails Experimental Advanced Passenger Train - Experimental Monorail Track near Paris Abandoned -Light Rail Tramway - Container Transfer System at Freight Liner Terminal In Glasgow x6 pictures and text/article by Colin Buchanan and Geoffrey Crow. This page is loose.

Horse Racing: Dahlia and Lester Piggott Winning at York - x1 picture and text/article by Francis Byrne. sleekburnc.

Gardening - x4 pictures and text/article by I. F. La Croix.

Secrets of the Mediaeval Face: Carvings etc in St Peters Elford Staffs; St Marys Warwick; Winchester Cathedral; Dorchester Abbey - x4 pictures and text/article by Christopher Neve.

Opera: Faye Robinson and Jean Christophe Benoit - x1 picture, and text/article by Stewart Deas.

Partridges - x2 pictures, and text/article by David Tomlinson.

Oriental porcelaine, Potter, Drawers etc. - x7 pictures, and text/article by Frank Davis.

Blackmoor house, Hampshire Part I. Property of Earl of Selborne - x10 pictures, and text/article by Mark Girouard.

Motoring Notes: Weathershields Sunway Sun Roof Fitted to an Escort 1300E - Citreon CX2000 x2 pics, and text/article by John Taylor.

Town and Country: Restored Tide Mill at Woodbridge, Suffolk - Genoese Silver at Birmingham Museum; 17thC Ewer and Basin for a Lomellini Wedding x2 pictures, and text/article on each.

Georgian Cabinet Makers at Burghley House (Lincs) - x8 pictures and text/article by Eric Till. c.keenlyside.

Conservation in Action: Thomas Veritys 60 Buckingham Gate, London SW1 1897 To Be Demolished - Charles Rennie Mackintoshs Martyrs School, Glasgow in Danger - x2pics., and article

Himalayas: General View of Darjeeling - Glasgow Built Steam Engine Taking on Water on Darjeeling Hill Railway - Tibetan Monastery at Ghoom - Royal Palace Gateway at Gangtok, Sikkim - x4 pictures, and text/article by Douglas Dickins.

Mr Frank Wicks of Hullavington Wilts; The Hurdle Maker at Work - x2 pictures and text/article by J. E. Manners.

Gardening- x1 picture, and text/article by Christopher Lloyd, and Tony Venison. .

The Bridge, Lewes; A Drawing From the Burrell Collection.

Mystery Solved of The Life Cycle of Britains Native Cockroaches: Sand Dunes at Sudland Bay, Dorset - Adult Lesser Cockroach - Male Dusky Cockroach - Diagram Showing Life Cycle of The Three Native Cockroaches x4 pictures, and text/article by Valerie Brown.

Historic Houses: Weare Giffard Hall, Near Bidefore, Devon- x1 picture and text/article by Michael Hanson.

Bridge Problem, and Crossword Puzzle - x4 Bridge diagrams, and puzzle; text/article on Bridge by Pat Cotter.

Ova Transplants for Cattle: Recipeint Heifer At the Agricultural Research Councils (A.R.C) Operating Theatre at Cambridge - Heifer After Transplant Operation - A Bull Calf with His Host Mother - x3 pictures and text/article by Frank Sykes.

Fashion Sketches: Belted Jacket with Short Cape and Scarf, and Skirt in Chunky Wool by Missoni - Smock Dress with Turle Neck Sweater by Krizia - Ther Two Coat Look by Fendi; and Gaberdine Suit by San Lorenzo - Silky Rayon Knit Cardigan, Shirt and Skirt by Miguel Cruz for Pasquali - x5 drawings by Nino Caprioglio, and text/article by Anne Price.

Fashion Accessories: Watches by Roy King for Watches of Switzeland 16 New Bond ST London - Silver Paper Knives and Box Det in Amethysts designed by John Scripps - Silver Ring Set by John Scripps at Richard Ogden of Burlington Arcade - Barn Owl Brooch by Rita Greer - Crab Pendant by Rita Greer of 44 Wallisdean Ave, Protsmouth, Hants - Polished Black Onyx Jewellery by Kutchinsky- x6 pictures, and text/article by Anne Price as above.

Correspondence from Readers:

Stone Seat Memorial to a Horse at Stoke Poges - picture and correspondence from Raymond Lea, The Barn, West Street, Marlow, Bucks.

Perugia Cathedral With Its Open Air Pulpit - picture and correspondence from Rev Bernard Croft, Reighton Vicarage, Filey, N. Yorks .

Two Cotswold Farm Carts at Stow on the Wold Horse Fair, and The Slaughters - x2 pictures and correspondence from C. R. Denton, 8 Whitby Ave, South Bents, Whitburn, Sunderland.

Where is the Original; Print Entitled Welsh Peasants Crossing a Stream - picture and correspondence from Mrs N. Pennell (on behalf of the Welsh Pony and Cob Soc.), Tweenhills Farm, Hartpury, Glos.

Drawing of a Windmill at Woodbridge, Suffolk - picture and correspondence from W. J. Dickinson, Goldingale, Station Rd, Claverdon, Warwick.

Mysterious Board from a Victorian Games CHest reive - picture and correspondence from Mister George Linfoot, 21 Rosparvah Gdns, Hea Moor, Penzance, Cornwall.

Articles Only:

Countrymans Notes by Ian Niall (this page is loose).

Cricket by Colin Cowdrey.

Book Reviews by Frank Davis, Eric Forbes-Boyd, John Burton, David Frost, Dudley Hoys, Elizabeth Johnson.

Country Womans Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

Golf by P. A. Ward Thomas.

Women in and Out of Time. Reviews by Paul Scott: From Minnie, With Love Edited by Jane Vansittart - INdira. A Biography by Krishan Bhatia - Nancy Astor and Her Friends by Elizabeth Langhorne.

Classified Announcements etc.


British Leyland Mini - fp colour showing a couple and their mini outside London Hilton.

Findlaters Dry Fly Guide to house Parties - fp colour for Sherry.

Some of Our Successes Have Been Quite Devastating - fp colour showing a scene from one of Wellingtons campaigns; for Fribourg and Treyer Cigars.

Ambassador Cars From American Motors Corp - fp.

Windsor and Eton Fine Arts Co. Ltd - fp.

King Street Galleries Ltd St James London.

John Bell of Aberdeen.

Dunhill Cigarettes - fp back cover in colour

Plus many more adverts.

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

Holt Manor Estate, Wilts - fp showing house.

Dunsborough Estate, ripley, Surrey - fp showing house.

Sunridge Avenue, Chislehurst.

Manor Park, Chislehurst.

Crossways, Harston, Grantham, Kuncs.

The Anchorage, Shardaloes Rd, Skegness.

Crosshaven House, Crosshaven, Co. Cork

Locketts Farm, Itchingfield nr Horsham Sussex.

Heather Court, Wentworth Rd, Sutton Coldfield.

The Lodge, Winthorpe, Newark. ON Insturctions of R. P. Stammers Esq.

Shelton Manor, Shelton, Neward on Trent. Instructions of Mr and Mrs T. M. Pragnell.

The Dower House, Grove Mill Lane, Watford, Herts. By dir. Of Fanny and Johnnie Cradock.

Polebrook Hall, nr OUndle, Northants.

Old Letton Court, Herefordshire. On instructs. of The Trustees of the Late W. C. Connell.

Trig, Rock, River Camel Estuary, Cornwall. SleekburnC. 2908


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 54 pages (108 sides). It measures 315 x 232 mm (12.25x9.25inches). There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages maybe loose (the first few pages of main part are coming away from spine; one is 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 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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Product Code 6204
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