- RT @ConorLynchEsq: A design for a new country house https://t.co/qjUgKikWxY 21 hours ago
- RT @Chimni_Wiki: Little Thakeham is an Arts & Crafts private house designed by architect Edwin Lutyens in 1902 near the village of Storring… 2 days ago
- RT @whitegoldsword: View from the #WilliamKent cascade at Chiswick House by #GeorgeLambert, with figures attributed to #WilliamHogarth. Not… 2 days ago
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Monthly Archives: February 2011
Within any established pattern there is always the shock of the new. Most people when asked to imagine an English country house will usually think of red-brick Jacobean or light-stone Georgian but the design of new country houses is always … Continue reading
One of the main satisfactions of having a house built is that, as it’s your money, you get to decide the style, design, scale and detail according to your whims. With many of the stranger flights of fancy now curtailed … Continue reading
One often forgotten aspect of local newspapers is their ability to draw on their archives and provide reminders of local history. The local paper frequently played an important part in publicising the goings on at the ‘big house’, reporting the … Continue reading