'Legend and myth have been woven around the life of the reclusive fifth Duke of Portland. He has featured in a recent novel as ' The Underground Man', is known variously as 'the Mole'and 'the Burrowing Duke'. He is an archetype for English eccentricity'
Discover the Fifth Duke of Portland with this essay by Derek Adlam, produced to accompany the Harley Gallery's exhibition 'Tunnel Vision' in 2005.
This revised 2013 edition includes Elizabeth Butler's account of a laundry maid at Welbeck, 1869-1879