Ashford’s Hidden Treasures – 25

The penultimate treasure in the Ashford’s Hidden Treasures series features a visit to Hothfield. Hothfield Manor was an Elizabethan manor house which has long since disappeared. It was knocked down in the late 18th-century to make way for a Georgian mansion. The account books for the original house, however, still survive.

Ashford’s Hidden Treasures – 24

This week Ashford’s Hidden Treasures features a painting which is at Tate Britain in London but which was painted at Godinton House in 1862. Anyone familiar with the house will recognise the fireplace and the staircase, but the painting nonetheless may cause some confusion…