In 1969 the Trust acquired an unique Landmark -Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel, owned by The National Trust but managed and financed by The 1 Shute Gatehouse in Devon once led to a large medieval and Tudor house, now much reduced and known as Shute Barton. 2 Sir John Smith, founder of the Trust. 3 The Pavilion at Swarkestone, Derbyshire, stands in a walled enclosure. 4 The Martello Tower at Aldeburgh, Suffolk. paid off handsomely. The couple bought most of the rugs during a visit to Turkey and had the foresight to know that, one day, these exotic textiles would come into their own in England. The bed, on the other hand, was bought specifically for their small son’s room, but it looked so perfect in the bay window in the drawing-room that it has remained there. The drawing-room has two seating-areas, each focused on a fireplace.