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One of the bathroom's at Athelhampton House.<br />
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The contents of one of England's finest stately homes are expected to fetch over £1m when they go under the hammer.

The auction of a myriad of treasures inside Athelhampton House in Dorset is being hailed as one of the best country house sales for a generation 

The collection of fine art, furniture, sculptures, paintings and rugs has been amassed by three generations of the Cooke family who have just sold the Tudor mansion for £7.5m.