As filming for the final season of Downton Abbey draws to a close, the cast and crew have been sharing their last moments on the series on social media.

Last cast and crew photo #finalcountdown #lastdaysofdownton #downton

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Winter is coming… #LastDaysOfDownton #beamish

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Can't believe just completed final dress design for #DowntonAbbey feeling emotional #BehindTheScenes #DontWantItToEnd x

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Oh how we laughed!

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Last day of filming at Highclere-perhaps raiding the wine cellar wasn't the wisest choice

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The sixth series of Downton Abbey will be returning later this year and finish with the traditional Christmas episode. Downton will receive of a BAFTA Tribute and honoured with a Special Award on Tuesday 11 August.

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Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.