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Highclere Castle is a country house in the Jacobethan style, with a park designed by Capability Brown. The 1,000-acre estate is in Hampshire, England, about 5 miles south of Newbury, Berkshire. It is the country seat of the Earl of Carnarvon, a branch of the Anglo-Welsh Herbert family. Highclere Castle is the main filming location for the British television period drama Downton Abbey.