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The property is set in 5 acres of parkland & is bordered by the river Chelmer. There is a 2? acre paddock which is used for secure off road parking This leads directly onto the formal gardens also of 2? acres & includes a lake together with ornamental ducks.
As civilizations developed, political, military, and economic ties became very important to prominent families and clans. Arranged marriages were a means of cementing ties between families, middle class family businesses, and countries. A man's daughters, who were considered to be his property in those days, provided a means of securing needed alliances with other families. Thus dowries were introduced as a means attracting and securing the most beneficial family alliances possible.