Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 32
so the servant took us in. We were amazed with the thick carpets, beautiful furniture, Silver plate etc. but what interested us most were the paintings of all the dead & gone Carys looking down at us
for from the walls just as you read about in books. On one of the pictures is the inscription, Presented to Lord Cary by King Charles II.
We were then taken into the chapel and there over the altar was a painting of the "Crucifixion" by Raphael, said to be the most valuable in all England. We also went into the Towers, crypts & dung-