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20th June 2020

Introducing the Chawton House Summer Series

It is now looking as though the UK can start to emerge from lockdown. At Chawton House, we are planning our reopening, and delighted to

17th June 2020

The mystery of Theodore Constantia Harcourt

Before Chawton House closed for lockdown, Tina Baxter of the Georgian Dining Academy was busy transcribing one of our most exceptional items: an unpublished manuscript

31st May 2020

Announcing our 'best in show' winner!

We had some great entries for our 'best in show' Instagram competition, but there can only be one winner... And that winner is  @choprakathy whose