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.

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

to set out against the Scots, the King’s enemies and rebels

– Instructions given by Edward 1 to John de Clinton on 8th April 1298, prior to him leading the Royal army to victory at the Battle of Falkirk. As a direct result the Clinton Barony was formed on 22nd July 1299

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892