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Fine Mansions and Fair Villas

The Island has for many centuries been an attractive place for the wealthy to construct fine residencies. Many are still occupied, but perhaps a greater number have been lost due to changing fashions and fortunes.

For the first time this project will create a visual chronological database of residencies which illustrate the range of English architectural styles to be found in the Down to the Coast landscape and raise awareness of the history and variety of residencies the area.

 

Appuldurcombe House by George Brannon, 1840