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7 July 2021

Whitfield Place in Wolsingham, County Durham has been 'done up', perhaps done up too much (although perfectly unobjectionably) and at least here is an example of a house which has been rescued and is ready to be lived in in a 21st century way, details here, by a new owner. The building, which is mentioned in Pevsner, dates from 1677 and has many fascinating details including a salt cupboard and an open-well staircase up which Charles ii is said to have ridden his horse.

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