old fashioned interior design


Fancy a castle in the English countryside? 

Compton Castle, Somerset, for sale through knight Frank for £20,000,000

  • 1,270 acre estate
  • Grade II listed romantic castle, built in 1825 and extended in the 1910s
  • Coach house, 2 entrance lodges, 5 cottages
  • Gardens and lakes
  • Stables and tennis court
  • The castle is totally private, nestled in the centre of the estate
  • Excellent sporting potential
  • Arable, pasture and woodland
  • Beautiful interiors

4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No. 69:

Tyntesfield, Somerset, England. 

Built in the 1830s and expanded in the 1860s, the the Gothic Revival style. 

It is now run by the National Trust.


This stunning desk, now in the Rijksmuseum, was made by Abraham Roentgen from c1758-60. 

It was commissioned by Johann Philipp von Walderdorff, the Archibishop and Elector of Trier. His portrait is featured on the very top of the desk (visible in one of the details). 

Click on the details, the marquetry is simply outstanding.