• Claire adrianflux

    Barring the odd bit of china dropped in surprise, ornaments broken in a rage and a room-engulfing blaze, life at Downton Abbey doesn’t really take too much of a toll on the house. While life for the inhabitants might be stressful and full of all the drama that interwar living brings, the building itself passes each series relatively unscathed – a good job with all those valuables inside.

    Watching our favourite aristocrats live around all that luxury each week got us thinking – with all those jewels, ornaments and priceless artworks just lying around, the Earl’s home insurance premium must be sky-high, surely?

    After watching and rewatching as much Downton as we could (just for research purposes, honest…), we’ve counted the diamonds, tallied u…

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