Oliver Cox is Heritage Engagement Fellow at the University of Oxford and Co-Lead of the Oxford University Heritage Network.

The Rolling Stones on stage at Longleat House in Wiltshire on 2 August 1964.

Altered estates – the English country houses that boomed in the post-war period

Adrian Tinniswood’s new book focuses on the aristocrats and rock stars who secured the futures of the houses they owned – or moved into

26 Nov 2021
Installation view of ‘Treasures from Chatsworth’, exhibited at Sotheby’s New York in 2019.

Period drama: do country house exhibitions need a shake-up?

Museums might be better at bringing the contents of grand historic piles to life than the houses themselves

19 Jun 2021