English country houses.

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Country Life, ltd. , London
Architecture, Domestic -- England, Country houses -- En



LC ClassificationsNA7620 .H82
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LC Control Number66000814

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This is intended to be as full a list as possible of country houses, castles, palaces, other stately homes, and manor houses in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands; any architecturally notable building which has served as a residence for a significant family or a notable figure in list includes smaller castles, abbeys and priories that were converted into a private residence.

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Ranging from Kentchurch Court, a former fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1, years, to a delightful Strawberry Hill-style Gothic house in rural Cornwall to a ducal palace (Badminton) to car-crazed Goodwood House, this beautifully illustrated book showcases ten outstanding British country houses all still in the hands of descendents of /5(61).

"The 10 houses selected for James Peill’s new book, The English Country House, are all examples of houses still owned and occupied by the descendants of those who built themEach house has been beautifully photographed by James Fennell This book has a strong sense of the aesthetic enjoyment of moving through these houses with a curious but well-informed eye, enjoying the.

The book celebrates the enduring legacy of the English country house and the families who for centuries have been guardians of their fate.

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In it, renowned architectural historian Mark Girouard presents a rare and revealing glimpse of the English upper classes--their public and personal lives, their servants, and their homes. "A deeply important book, one of the most interesting contributions to Reviews: 1.

In terms of the English country house, which is the subject of Adrian Tinniswood’s hugely enjoyable new book, that would mean the chilly Victorians.

Jeremy Musson is a leading commentator and author on the British country house. He was architectural editor of Country Life from to and remains a regular contributor. Musson is the author of seventeen books including English Country House Interiors, Robert Adam, and The Drawing Room.

This book was in pristine condition and came well within the time for the holidays which is incredible considering it shipped from England. Great shop, highly recommend. IrishPytonGal on 29 Dec, Absolutely lovely wrappings. Thank you for your prompt mailing, too. greybowerbird on 28 Dec, Fabulous service, very pleased with the book.

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Let these 11 photos tide you over until you manage to snag Author: Elizabeth Finkelstein. Contrary to popular myth, the exuberant flame of life in the English country house was not extinguished by tears at the end of the Great War.

And in his deliciously jaunty and wonderfully. In the Scottish architect Colen Campbell published the first volume of his influential book Vitruvius book, and two other volumes that followed over the next decade, included a selection of meticulous engravings of buildings – mostly country houses such as Stourhead (illustration above) – from recent years, with an emphasis on those drawing inspiration from the Italian.

This book, authored by a range of academics and heritage professionals, grew out of a conference on 'Slavery and the British Country house: mapping the current research' organised by English Heritage in partnership with the University of the West of England, the National Trust and the Economic History Society.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hussey, Christopher, English country houses. [Woodbridge, Suffolk]: Antique Collectors' Club, Matthew Beckett of Lost Heritage has compiled a database of England's lost country houses. About 2, country homes have been destroyed since Cranfield Court, in Bedfordshire, already in a.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hussey, Christopher, English country houses. [Woodbridge, Suffolk]: Antique Collectors. The historian Jeremy Musson’s book ‘English County House Interiors’ with exquisite photographs by Paul Barker is a beautiful and detailed survey of 15 houses representing the best of their styles in key architectural periods over years.

The houses range from Kentchurch Court, a fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1, years, to a delightful Strawberry Hill-style Gothic house in rural Cornwall, the ducal palace of Badminton in Gloucestershire, and.

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Evolution of the English country house. The country houses of England have developed over the last years. Before this time most larger houses were fortified, because their owners were feudal lords or overlords of their manor. The Tudor period of stability in the country saw the first of.

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For over years, country houses have attracted the attention of celebrated writers like Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. On this course we’ll trace this history with experts from the University of Sheffield’s School of English who will share with us the approaches that they take in their own research.

Through the course you will investigate and discuss the role and representation of. English country-house specialist Ian Adam-Smith says he likes to create ‘houses that look as if they have evolved and are suitable for the way we like to live now’.

As an example, he cites a listed Georgian house in Hampshire, where he is linking it to adjoining outbuildings and. The fall and rise of the stately home User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This book surveys the complex interactions among culture, aesthetics, society, and politics on which the reputations of English country houses have risen and fallen over the past years.

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