Jekyll and Hyde Mansions
Joe Kerr explores 18th-century Castle Ward in County Down, where a married couple had opposing architectural tastes. From July 2002.
Joe Kerr explores 18th-century Castle Ward in County Down, where a married couple held opposing architectural tastes.
Bernard Ward, the Baron of Bangor, couldn't agree with his wife Lady Mary Magill over the design of their new country house.
So they split the house into two: her half was gothic and his was classical, both on the outside and inside. The result is a building with a glorious split personality.
Producer: Matthew Dodd
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.