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An ancient estate in the far north of England at the moment of being cleared for sale after seven centuries of continuous occupation by one single family drew me to investigate.

The ancient house and lands offered a vision of extraordinary consistency interrupted by the present moment of upheaval exposing layer of history.  Part historic country seat, part building site, part ruin, structures are subtly revealed like strata in the bedrock curiously thrust skywards by some fault deep in the land below.