The 18th century North Yorkshire house has more than 600 items ready for auction

MORE THAN 600 items are set to go up for auction at a North Yorkshire home after its owner, a prolific collector, died in 2019.

Beal House, near the village of Thornton-le-Street, was the home of Ian Stewart, a businessman who lived and worked in the UK and the Far East and amassed hundreds of antiques in the country house during its many years of collecting.

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The house is a grade II listed mansion between Northallerton and Thirsk and dates back to the 18th century and was originally built as a dower for the Gautby estate.

Auctioneer Jeremy Wood, said: “This is a classic country house sale with an eclectic mix of antiques and furnishings from different periods. Although some of the content in Beal House has already been removed, There are still a large number of items left for sale.We are expecting a lot of interest in the sale from private as well as commercial buyers.


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