- RT @NicholasKingsle: The new Alderley House reused lots of materials for its predecessors, including the Georgian staircase from Upper Hous… 3 hours ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: In the 1858-61 both Alderley House and Upper House were demolished and a new house by Lewis Vulliamy was designed for… 3 hours ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: In 1776-80 a new house (Upper House), poss designed by Thomas Paty, was built at Alderley as an alternative to Alderle… 3 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: July 2011
The country house has always been a trophy to be admired and enjoyed. Yet, in the age before mass media and transportation made it easier to see these fine houses, often the only way to remind yourself and, more importantly, … Continue reading
The nature of our country houses is one of evolution in design, form, and function. As society has changed, so too have the requirements of the wealthy and, as their houses have been a direct expression of their wishes, these … Continue reading
For some, the height of connoisseurship is to own a Picasso or a Rembrandt, and, in the same way, one can also aspire to live in a house designed by one of the great architects. Yet, although some were prolific, … Continue reading