The Daily Telegraph magazine - Historic Houses cover (26 May 1972)
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REQUIEM FOR ROWTON HOUSE - Lord Rowton's Victorian Hotels for Working Men were not doss houses: they gave decent accommodation to anyone with a shilling to spend on a bed. Now the Houses are coming to terms with the 20th century - mainly as hotels or development sites. John Whiteley, who lived happily in a Rowton House before the war, made a sentimental tour Two and a quarter pages
PRIVATE FACES OF HISTORY: 1 - Berkeley Castle stands sentinel beside the Severn estuary. In the first of a new series looking at British history from the windows of great houses, Laurie Lee writes about this machine of war which has also been home for about a millenium to the same family Six and a half pages
NOVELIST WHO MEASURES THE THRILLS - As a writer, Lionel Davidson belongs to the high tradition of English adventure stories. As a Jew he has chosen to live and work in Israel One and three-quarter pages
CRACKING THE LANGUAGE CODES - Ordinarily the teaching of a foreign language assumes a need to learn thousands of facts. Dr Stanley Rundle holds that European languages can be treated as dialects of English; and knowledge of each depends on fewer than 100 facts. Thus learning a foreign language becomes the easiest thing in a multilingual world. Lionel Birch encounters Dr Rundle, and the simplicity of his method Two and a half pages