Claudia Schiffer's bid to add plug sockets to 16th-century home is rejected by council

Coldham Hall, Lawshall, Suffolk, the new home of Claudia Schiffer and her partner film producer Matthew Vaughan.
Matthew Vaughn and Claudia Schiffer's plans to move plug sockets in their Grade 1 listed home, Coldham Hall, have been rejected (Image credit: Alamy)

Matthew Vaughn has been forced to abandon plans to install new plug sockets into oak panels in their Grade 1 listed home.

Argylle director, Vaughn, 53, and his supermodel wife and actress, Claudia Schiffer, 53, planned to replace four new plug sockets into their 16th-century home, Coldham Hall in Suffolk.

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