Lavish contents of one of Britain's most beautiful stately homes are being auctioned off.

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Pictured: This important Empire giltwood and gilt metal chandelier, c 1820, has an estimate of £25,000.  <br />
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The lavish contents of one of Britain's most beautiful stately homes are being auctioned off in a £1m everything must go sale.<br />
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Wormington Grange has been owned since the 1970s by John Evetts, the grandson of Lord Ismay, Winston Churchill's chief military strategist during World War Two.<br />
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Mr Evetts has sold the £15m neoclassical Cotswolds mansion as he is downsizing to a smaller property in the area.<br />
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The sale, to be conducted by Duke's, of Dorchester, Dorset, features over 1,000 items ranging in value from £50 kitchen glasses to £100,000 works of art.