Front facade of Highclere Castle

Front facade of Highclere Castle

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Highclere Castle- front facade view.

Highclere Castle is a country house in the Jacobethan style, with a park designed by Capability Brown.

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JB + UK_Planet

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Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle is one of the most famous English country houses that started it life as a medieval castle which was later on retrofitted to serve as a palace. Its road through history was long and eventful, and here you can read all about it.

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