1956 Hampton Manor Article - "They are the Peter Pans of the 1950s"

This article uses historical terminology which some readers may find upsetting or offensive.

Recently we were loaned a folder full of press cuttings about Hampton Manor by the Trustees of Hampton Manor Homes.

One of the earliest articles is from August 19th 1956, from Birmingham-based newspaper, the Sunday Mercury.

It is titled “They are the Peter Pans of the 1950s - The Warwickshire manor house that is home for the forgotten few”.

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