The real-life Highclere Castle doubles as the set for many of the scenes in Downton Abbey. 
The library, with its rich woods, is a favorite spot of the show's Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), here with his mother, Violet Crawley (Maggie Smith), the dowager countess.
The real-life Highclere Castle doubles as the set for many of the scenes in Downton Abbey. The library, with its rich woods, is a favorite spot of the show's Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), here with his mother, Violet Crawley (Maggie Smith), the dowager countess. ASSOCIATED PRESS
The real-life Highclere Castle doubles as the set for many of the scenes in Downton Abbey. The library, with its rich woods, is a favorite spot of the show's Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), here with his mother, Violet Crawley (Maggie Smith), the dowager countess. ASSOCIATED PRESS

'Downton Abbey' style comes to modern American homes

January 17, 2014 11:11 PM