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Deans Court: William & Ali's Ancestral Home — House Tour

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 19, 2013 01:10 AM
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by Maxwell Ryan last modified Sep 18, 2013

Ali (right) explaining the room to Molly (left) in our group as she juggles the tea mugs Name: Ali & William Hanham Location: Deans Court , Dorset, England Size: 18 acres & many, many rooms Years lived in: 5 years recently and since 1548 before that It is not an everyday occurrence that we get to tour someone's ancestral home, you know the kind which has been "in the family" for over 450 years, the building of which is even older. This past week I spent part of an afternoon hearing this family's story, taking pictures and wishing I had all day to spend here. This is a refreshingly real home in an ongoing state of renovation. This is not really even a home that you "own", it's more of a home that is much older than anyone around and that you can only "take care of" before passing it on. More        




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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