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Beckett House and the Barringtons

Beckett - an ancient estate
Historical overview of the Beckett Estate at Shrivenham, including personal memories of the house from Lady Barrington's grandson, and from Iris Lorraine Hill, a parlour maid in the 1930s.
Beckett House postcard - view from across the lake
 
China House and side view of Beckett
 
Barrington coat of arms and motto
 
Barrington family group photograph c1900
Viscount and Lady Barrington and family
Shrivenham hunt members with Viscount Barrington
 
Shrivenham hunt outside Beckett House
 
Beckett House - old photograph of the Central Hall
 
Beckett House - old photograph of the Library
 
Beckett House - old photograph of the Orangerie
The organgerie is sadly no longer in existence - it was pulled down during the renovations to Beckett during the 1920s as it had fallen into disrepair where the house had been rented out by the Barringtons
Beckett House - old photograph of the salon
 
Beckett
A history of the Beckett Estate at Shrivenham by Major E.R.A. Sewell. Taken from the Journal of the Military College of Science, 1950-51, pp 224-228.
Further notes on Beckett
Part two of the history of the Beckett Estate at Shrivenham by Major E.R.A. Sewell. Taken from the Journal of the Military College of Science, 1951-52, pp 270-274
Beckett House side view with steps