- 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 2013
Having seen the glories of the prodigiously grand Mentmore Towers and Waddesdon Manor in the previous article on ‘Rothschild-shire’, that part of Buckinghamshire which became the domain of the Rothschild family from the 1850s, this final one looks at the remaining three: … Continue reading
The Rothschilds were social, as well as financial, titans. In the first part of this now three-part article on the country houses of the Rothschilds, we saw the family establish their firm in England and later elevating their social standing … Continue reading