Christmas Card Gallery


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Christmas Card Gallery

Designs by Robert Duncan

In 2006 Clinton Devon Estates was awarded the Coutts Prize for Family Business in the Heritage and Innovation category.

The award was a hand drawn cartoon by artist Robert Duncan. The Estate was so impressed that Robert has been designing the Estate Christmas Card ever since, taking inspiration from events and projects on the Estate as well as familiar Estate sights.

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892