An 18th Century stately home has been left a “shell” after a devastating fire, the National Trust has said.
The blaze at Grade I listed Clandon Park House, near Guildford, led to widespread damage.
Roger Childs, from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, said it began in the basement at 16:00 BST on Wednesday and spread quickly to the roof.
The fire was out by midday on Thursday but crews remained at the scene damping down. The blaze is being investigated.
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