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Bowhill, in the Scottish Borders was a modest Georgian villa with glorious views that grew into a huge mansion beloved of Sir Walter Scott. Its austere exterior belies the treasures within - rare Chinese wallpaper of birds and flowers, masterpieces by Claude and Canaletto and the Buccleuch collection of miniatures, second only to that of the Queen

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Bowhill, in the Scottish Borders was a modest Georgian villa with glorious views that grew into a huge mansion beloved of Sir Walter Scott. Its austere exterior belies the treasures within - rare Chinese wallpaper of birds and flowers, masterpieces by Claude and Canaletto and the Buccleuch collection of miniatures, second only to that of the Queen
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Richard, 10th Duke of Buccleuch and 12th Duke of Queensberry, is responsible for his family's historic art collections and houses, including Drumlanrig Castle and Bowhill in Scotland and Boughton House in Northamptonshire. Author of books about each of them, he works widely in the heritage field and was for ten years President of the National Trust for Scotland. He is currently a trustee of the Royal Collection Trust and President of the Georgian Group.