Touring the Crane Estate in Ipswich ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page The Trustees of Reservations/Jum The Great House inspired by 17th-century English country houses. The library in Castle Hill came, in part, from a razed English country house. The Trustees of Reservations/Jum The Grand Allee at the Crane Estate sweeps from the Great House to the casino and then on to the ocean. The Grand Allee is lined with classical statues. From left: Richard T. Crane Jr, son Cornelius, daughter Florence, and wife Florence. Circa 1915.