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The ghost of the 18th century in Dumfries House

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Image: Dumfries House

I like Georgian houses that are not too big, and I like the idea that their circulation flow was designed so family and visitors could dance. Dumfries House sounds a bit big to me, but for two hundred years the 18th century has been preserved in its rooms almost intact.

"Next weekend, for the first time since it was built in the 1750s by the neoclassical master architect Robert Adams and his brothers and furnished by Thomas Chippendale, Dumfries House in south-west Scotland is to open to visitors after it was bought for the nation. . ."

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