- RT @humphriesweave: John Linnell died #OTD 1885, one of the first English furniture makers to be educated in design at Saint Martin’s Lane… 17 hours ago
- RT @GenealogyBeech: Ebberston Hall near #Pickering was built as a summerhouse in 1718 by architect Colen Campbell (1676-1729) for Scarbo… 1 day ago
- RT @CBRycroft: Thornbury Castle this morning 2/2 https://t.co/SjAXT5iDoj 1 day ago
Support The Country SeatIf you enjoy the articles, please support the blog by buying books - recommendations in The Library. Thanks!
Tag Archives: foots cray place
Many articles on this blog relate to houses which are in the news, on TV, or for sale but in the quieter months it becomes more challenging to find topics. As I miss writing, this article is the first in … 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