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Country Life

Nov 17 2021
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. It has a unique core mix of contemporary country-related editorial and top end property advertising. Editorially, the magazine comments in-depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, the arts, gardens and gardening, travel, the countryside, field-sports and wildlife. With renowned columnists and superb photography Country Life delivers the very best of British life every week.

Mrs Christopher Gosling OBE

Old is greener than new

Claim six issues of COUNTRY LIFE for £6*

Country Life

Green up your Act

New voice for COUNTRY LIFE

Bad week for

Now or never for the climate

Good week for

A masterpiece reborn

National Gallery examines its history

A right royal gift

A year in the country

Country Mouse • The blue jay way

Town Mouse • An Oxford anniversary

100 years ago in COUNTRY LIFE • ,

Oh, the agony! • New agony aunt Mrs Hudson solves your dilemmas

A novel note

Town & Notebook

Wines of the week

In the spotlight • Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta)

Bring back the cane

Letters to the Editor

Our word matters

A fillip for the art lover’s spirits

The way we were Photographs from the COUNTRY LIFE archive

My favourite painting Timothy Mowl • The Brera Altarpiece by Piero della Francesca

Will you come and join the dance? • ‘Normal’ life resumes with gatherings of the tribes

On the record

‘We’re the solution, not the problem’ • The new CLA president on farming today, family tragedy and grey partridge

RMS Queen Mary • by Cunard

The Grey Ghost

What they said

A building back from the brink • A major restoration project promises to restore and reunite not only a magnificent house, but its landscape as well. Marcus Binney reports on the remarkable work undertaken so far

The big list • To describe a building as ‘listed’ is a way of saying it is important, but what does it mean? Roger Bowdler looks at how listing came about and how it has changed

The restoration game • Some of our most desirable country houses were almost completely remodelled by the likes of Lutyens, Lorimer, Voysey and Blow. Yet, under current rules, such projects wouldn’t be allowed, says Hamish Scott

Your name written in mud • The Rural Payments Agency might prefer to know them by their number, but, for Jeremy Hobson, there’s nothing like the charm and romance of a historical field name

All in a name

With flying colours • One of the many allures of the sport of kings is the jewel-like silks sported by jockeys. Alice Wright looks at the form to discover the proud history of racing colours

Scraps on silks

A new lease of life • A light touch is the secret to sensitive restoration, finds Amelia Thorpe

The moody new hue • As range cookers become ever more sophisticated, Aga has launched a dark and glamorous new incarnation, finds Eleanor Doughty

Blissful bathing • Ideas for creating a bathroom sanctuary, selected by Amelia Thorpe

Labours of love • Two country houses have flourished under the stewardship of their current owners, whose efforts have turned them into perfect homes

A new lease of life • From a windmill to old stables, these conversions pack historical punch

Local heroes The fair-weather cyclist

A garden restored • At his home at Westonbirt in Gloucestershire, Robert Stayner Holford created one of the finest gardens of the Victorian era. Following a major restoration, this...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 132 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Nov 17 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: November 16, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. It has a unique core mix of contemporary country-related editorial and top end property advertising. Editorially, the magazine comments in-depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, the arts, gardens and gardening, travel, the countryside, field-sports and wildlife. With renowned columnists and superb photography Country Life delivers the very best of British life every week.

Mrs Christopher Gosling OBE

Old is greener than new

Claim six issues of COUNTRY LIFE for £6*

Country Life

Green up your Act

New voice for COUNTRY LIFE

Bad week for

Now or never for the climate

Good week for

A masterpiece reborn

National Gallery examines its history

A right royal gift

A year in the country

Country Mouse • The blue jay way

Town Mouse • An Oxford anniversary

100 years ago in COUNTRY LIFE • ,

Oh, the agony! • New agony aunt Mrs Hudson solves your dilemmas

A novel note

Town & Notebook

Wines of the week

In the spotlight • Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta)

Bring back the cane

Letters to the Editor

Our word matters

A fillip for the art lover’s spirits

The way we were Photographs from the COUNTRY LIFE archive

My favourite painting Timothy Mowl • The Brera Altarpiece by Piero della Francesca

Will you come and join the dance? • ‘Normal’ life resumes with gatherings of the tribes

On the record

‘We’re the solution, not the problem’ • The new CLA president on farming today, family tragedy and grey partridge

RMS Queen Mary • by Cunard

The Grey Ghost

What they said

A building back from the brink • A major restoration project promises to restore and reunite not only a magnificent house, but its landscape as well. Marcus Binney reports on the remarkable work undertaken so far

The big list • To describe a building as ‘listed’ is a way of saying it is important, but what does it mean? Roger Bowdler looks at how listing came about and how it has changed

The restoration game • Some of our most desirable country houses were almost completely remodelled by the likes of Lutyens, Lorimer, Voysey and Blow. Yet, under current rules, such projects wouldn’t be allowed, says Hamish Scott

Your name written in mud • The Rural Payments Agency might prefer to know them by their number, but, for Jeremy Hobson, there’s nothing like the charm and romance of a historical field name

All in a name

With flying colours • One of the many allures of the sport of kings is the jewel-like silks sported by jockeys. Alice Wright looks at the form to discover the proud history of racing colours

Scraps on silks

A new lease of life • A light touch is the secret to sensitive restoration, finds Amelia Thorpe

The moody new hue • As range cookers become ever more sophisticated, Aga has launched a dark and glamorous new incarnation, finds Eleanor Doughty

Blissful bathing • Ideas for creating a bathroom sanctuary, selected by Amelia Thorpe

Labours of love • Two country houses have flourished under the stewardship of their current owners, whose efforts have turned them into perfect homes

A new lease of life • From a windmill to old stables, these conversions pack historical punch

Local heroes The fair-weather cyclist

A garden restored • At his home at Westonbirt in Gloucestershire, Robert Stayner Holford created one of the finest gardens of the Victorian era. Following a major restoration, this...


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