- 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: 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