Lady Mary, Cousin Matthew and Lord Grantham might be the lead characters in the award-winning drama but Downton Abbey itself is the breakout star, with the magnificent 1,000-acre estate that features onscreen steadily building its own fan base. The location for the majority of filming, both interior and exterior, is Highclere Castle, a 19th century historic home in Hampshire.
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