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    Vernon Lee and the Middleton Estate

    Born in 1856, Vernon Lee, aka Violet Paget (d. 1935), was a Victorian writer whose writings spanned a variety of subjects including art, emotion, aesthetic, travelling and, the supernatural. She was well known during the late 1800s and early 1900s, but fell out of fashion due to her pacifist views. However, her works were re-discovered […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in June 2019

    THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May 2019, the Botanic Garden covers about 568 acres, of which farmland is 316 acres including 100 acres of woodland. There are 18 pedigree Welsh Black beef cows, 9 of which have calved so far, 6 yearling steers and four 2-year olds. The 35 Balwen ewes have almost finished […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in July

    The latest news from our Waun Las farm

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    Sir William Vaughan : His Life 1575 – 1641

    William Vaughan, a neighbour and relative of Henry Middleton by marriage, was a truly a remarkable man.

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