7:30pm – Sunday, November 20 on ABC1
This week Caroline is at Stoke Hall, a 30-room Georgian mansion whose future has been far from certain for decades. The leaking roof and widespread rot make securing the building difficult and expensive. At risk of being lost forever is the Hall’s 250-year-old Georgian decor which miraculously has survived.
Local childhood sweethearts, Steve and Natalie, started married life in a 3-bed semi. Now he’s a self-made millionaire with a successful business supplying high-tech products to the energy industry.
As the restoration starts, the past life of the house begins to emerge revealing architectural and social connections to the highest and most influential people in the land.