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The Château of Voltaire, Centre des monuments nationaux - Ferney-Voltaire - Ain (01) - © Centre des monuments nationaux - David Bordes

U.K. Burghley House is a grand Elizabethan 16th-century country house in Cambridgeshire 0.9 miles (1.4 km) south of Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. Its park was laid out by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.

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Downton-style mansion Plas Cilybebyll back on the market for £2.7m – a 92% mark up

With roots stretching as far back as the early 15th century, Plas Cilybebyll, near Swansea, is one of the few country homes left in Wales harking back to the Downton Abbey days of master and servant.

Middlethorpe Hall, Middlethorpe, York, North Yorkshire. It is a perfectly symmetrical red brick + stone house built in 1699. Like many grand houses of the time, it is influenced indirectly by Sir Christopher Wren, especially Hampton Court Palace with its similar horizontal skyline. Built in c.1699–1701 for Thomas Barlow, a prosperous master cutler who bought the Middlethorpe estate in 1698 as a bid to establish himself as a country gentleman.

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Country house in Pluckley, Kent, England by Sublime Digital

Longleat is an English country house, currently the seat of the Marquesses of Bath, adjacent to the village of Horningsham and near the towns of Warminster in Wiltshire and Frome in Somerset.