Mega-wealthy ditch historic halls for shiny new-builds

Sarah Coles
New-build mansion
New-build mansion

Once-loved historic estates and country piles look set for a future of neglect and decay, because today's mega-wealthy buyer isn't interested in purchasing a slice of history: they want a new-build.

But why, and what does this mean for Britain's stately homes?%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%