The Last Squire of Erddig (1973)

In 1973, the last of seven Yorkes handed over the 17th century Erddig Hall near Wrexham to the National Trust. Each Yorke added to a unique collection of treasures.This edition of ‘Look, Stranger’ meets the last squire of Erddig, Philip Yorke, as he reflects on the legacy of the house and his struggle to save it from collapse.Narrated by John Stockbridge with readings by Lindsay Evans.First seen on BBC2 at 7.35pm on Monday 18th February 1974. Taken from a revised repeat first broadcast in July 1989.

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