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Sunday, August 07, 2011

You rang.........

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These signal bells are out side the butlers room of Tyntesfield.
One of the fascinating facts for me was that to build this vast house was less than a years profit from Lord Wraxall business interests.  Still at least now "we own it" through the NationalTrust and are able to enjoy it as well. 


  1. Now all we do is pick up the phone to get some one's attention.

    I can only imagin what it must of been like on a very busy day for those bulters back then.

    Thanks for sharing

  2. Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to have one's every need tended to at the ring of a bell...

  3. It's very upstairs/downstairs. It's amazing to think of a house with so many butlers to answer every call.


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