The story of a humble dairy, from high society to holiday stay

In forgotten corner of Cobham Hall Estate in Kent is his 230-year-old ornamental dairy, on the verge of irreversible decay. The plastered cloisters have collapsed, graffiti covers the walls and the arched windows are barricaded. But the Gothic Revival dome was offered a lifeline. This is the Landmark Trust’s last rescue mission. The association, which is transforming risky heritage buildings …