- RT @ConorLynchEsq: A design for a new country house https://t.co/qjUgKikWxY 22 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: October 2012
‘Floats like a butterfly’: the flights of the remarkable butterfly houses; Happisburgh Manor for sale
The design of country houses has been influenced by many things; politics, religion, the Greeks, the Romans, India, to name a few – but it’s rare for an insect to do so. Yet for hundreds of years, the humble butterfly … Continue reading
That the headline above is even possible today is shocking; that it almost came with the acquiescence of English Heritage is even worse. The wealth of Britain allowed the creation of thousands of wonderful country houses; stores of learning, art, … Continue reading