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Residents backlash against stately home developer

The 19th Century Overstone hall in Overstone village was gutted by a fire in 2001 and has lay empty ever since. Photo: ITV News.

Developers are facing a backlash from residents in a Northamptonshire village over plans to redevelop a former stately home.

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The 19th Century Overstone hall in Overstone village was gutted by a fire in 2001 and has lay empty ever since.

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Now new owners want to spend £25 million turning the house in to apartments, but the local community is unhappy about the plans which also include building a new estate of around 50 houses.

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