Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 7PX View on map
High Victorian mansion by Norman Shaw, with original furniture and fittings including William Morris’s stained glass and earliest wallpapers. Built for the inventor-industrialist and armaments manufacturer, Lord Armstrong, who installed the world’s first hydro-electric lighting. The mansion is set in a 1,000-acre wooded estate, with rock garden, formal garden, man-made lakes and hydro-electric machinery.
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