I saw these books in Catherine's shop the other day, and despite knowing nothing about them or their author I ordered them on impulse as something about them suggested they would suit me.
They are the Mantlemass series by Barbara Willard, a family saga set on a manor farm in Sussex from the 15th. to the 17th. century, and the author's "undoubted masterpiece", as her obituary says. This article tells us a lot more, although comparatively little is known about the very private Barbara Willard herself.
Have you read her?