- RT @LostHeritage: NEW images: Wiganthorpe Hall, Yorkshire, demolished 1955 as surplus to requirements. Sales show decline: £110K w/4k acres… 1 day ago
- RT @LostHeritage: NEW image: Trentham Hall, Staffordshire, demolished 1912, due to pollution from the growing urban area. Photo shows the c… 1 day ago
- RT @LostHeritage: NEW image: Hallingbury Place, Essex, demolished 1926. One of the great county houses, enlarged by Houblon family in 1730,… 1 day ago
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The country house has always been a trophy to be admired and enjoyed. Yet, in the age before mass media and transportation made it easier to see these fine houses, often the only way to remind yourself and, more importantly, … Continue reading
The UK aristocracy brought back many souvenirs from their grand tours to Italy – pictures, sculpture, drawings etc – but also a delight in the architecture inspired by the ancient ruins. This fascination manifested itself in country houses across the … Continue reading