Madresfield Court

Madresfield Court is a country house in England, in the village of Madresfield near Malvern in Worcestershire. The stately home, near the village centre has been the ancestral home for several centuries of the Lygon family, whose eldest sons took the title of Earl Beauchamp from 1815 until 1979, when the last Earl died. Distinguished collections of furniture, art, and porcelain are housed at Madresfield, which was rated by Sir Simon Jenkins among the 50 best in his book on 1,000 historic houses.
The house is managed by the Elmley Foundation, a British registered charity.

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Madresfield Court - The Elmley Foundation
... Earl Beauchamp, endowed the Elmley Foundation to ensure the Court's many generations of tradition as a patron of the arts in Herefordshire and Worcestershire ... Madresfield Court has never been sold or bought in all its long history, instead simply remaining in the hands of the Lygon family ... Madresfield Court is currently (2009) the home of Rosalind, Lady Morrison, niece of the 8th and last Earl Beauchamp ...
Madresfield Court
... Distinguished collections of furniture and art are housed in the Court, which was rated by Simon Jenkins to be among the 50 best in his book on 1,000 historic houses ...

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