Great Houses

Drax Hall, one of the oldest of the Plantation Great Houses:-
James Drax introduced sugar and slavery to the island around 1640, read about it HERE

Codrington College, now a theological retreat, was once a sugar plantation:-
Codrington is alleged to have had a softer attitude and treated his slaves
better than his peers
However, read THIS and see that his "successors" were not so inclined.

Nicholas Abbey a well-known favorite....... and a more obscure plantation "greathouse"

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