- RT @humphriesweave: John Linnell died #OTD 1885, one of the first English furniture makers to be educated in design at Saint Martin’s Lane… 14 hours ago
- RT @GenealogyBeech: Ebberston Hall near #Pickering was built as a summerhouse in 1718 by architect Colen Campbell (1676-1729) for Scarbo… 23 hours ago
- RT @CBRycroft: Thornbury Castle this morning 2/2 https://t.co/SjAXT5iDoj 23 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Although country houses were built primarily as homes, an integral and important function was their use for entertaining. However, one dramatic change has been the nature of the guests and how they paid for their visits – and the birth … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to you all! I thought a snowy picture most appropriate even if at the moment it’s shaping up to be a warm Christmas rather than a white one. As always, writing this blog is a pleasure not only … Continue reading