Collinwood is a huge estate, but the more I see of it, the greater its state of disrepair becomes evident. It’s not only the number of disused outbuildings we’ve seen on the show; the main house itself is mostly empty. The west wing, where Adam once hid and where the children discovered Quentin’s bricked-up room, has been closed since the turn of the century. And lately, Barnabas has been prowling the equally abandoned east wing, although no information is given on how long that’s been shut up.
The 20th-century Collins family lives in a few rooms in the central block. They …read more