Monday, September 5, 2011

Snowshill Manor

Charles Wade was an English eccentric, grade one.  Using his family's wealth from sugar plantations in the West Indies, he bought and restored this house after the first world war, to house his astonishing collection comprising over 22,000 items, including enough samurai armour to equip a small but frightening army.
  

He and his family chose to live in the cosy, adjoining cottage that was previously home to a priest.  He slept in an oak box.

 


1 comment:

janelle said...

You are sure seeing some interesting places!