Country Life 4 November 2020

Country Life 4 November 2020 looks at the cleverness of cows, tells the original tale of the Unknown Soldier and explains why you need a grandfather clock.

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CLEVER COWS: Silly moos? Not a bit of it, as John Lewis-Stempel explains.

OLD GRANDFATHER TIME: Grandfather clocks belong in every home, says Matthew Dennison.

SECRET GARDENS: 10 to visit, picked out by Juliet Roberts.

THE LARK ASCENDING: A look at the piece, 100 years on from its first performance.

LONDON LIFE: Primrose Hill, and best libraries in town.

WINKWORTH: The tale of one of the nation’s great arboretums.

FIREPLACES: Stoves, tools and accessories to make the most of your flames.


PROPERTY: Kent homes for sale.

ARCHITECTURE: The ambitious Old Convent in East Grinstead.