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Did you know?

  • There are two main doors - the Birmingham door and the Leamington door
  • Baron Ash hated disorder and kept everything in its place
  • The gates across some of the doors are to stop the dogs getting out
  • Baron Ash opened the garden to the public for the first time in 1933
  • 1,539 people came to the open garden

Royal guests

Queen Mary had this bedroom and an adjoining bathroom put at her disposal when she visited the house in August 1927.

A passion for Delft

Each tile is different in the en-suite bathroom

The en-suite bathroom would have been considered quite luxurious at the time. Very few houses would have had anything like this, especially with the chromium plate fittings and 460 Delft tiles, none of which are alike.

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