- RT @InteriorHistory: Absolutely brilliant you made this widely available in this manner @metmuseum though I'm still the happy owner of a ha… 10 hours ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: Today, Knowlton Court is the seat of the three-day-eventer, William Fox-Pitt and his family, and is also a wedding ven… 10 hours ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: Knowlton Court was made symmetrical again in 1904 by Sir Reginald Blomfield https://t.co/8j5ptrxxhC 10 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: August 2011
The recent restoration and sale of Park Place was certainly on an epic scale – £42m to buy, a further £100m to complete – but thankfully not all projects need be so expensive (though they’ll never be cheap). The story … Continue reading
A new record price for a UK country house has just been achieved with the sale of Park Place, near Henley-on-Thames, in Oxfordshire. One of three most notable estates on that stretch of the Thames, it was also the most … Continue reading
The country house has long been at a nexus of art, display and tourism with the treasures, mainly statues, collected by the owner shown in a grand gallery which often formed one of the main staterooms. Whereas the house provided … Continue reading