- RT @NicholasKingsle: A devastating fire in 1988 led to a major reconstruction of Ince Castle by Anthony Jaggard with a new roof profile, st… 1 hour ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: Ince Castle was restored in the 1920s by Ernest Newton for Lord St. Germans, and further improved after being bought i… 1 hour ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: Later C18 & C19 views of Ince Castle show its splendid position in the landscape and that it declined into a farmhouse… 1 hour ago
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Where is the centre of a country house? For some it may be a favoured study or library, or a sunlit parlour facing the gardens. Yet, from the time of the earliest large residential buildings, the great hall has often enjoyed … Continue reading
Many a man has been driven to great lengths by love – and architecture is often a rewarding though insatiable mistress for such a passion. Whether as an expression of love for a wife or a demonstration of a yearning, … Continue reading
In country houses, perhaps the greatest indulgence is to be able to create on a much grander scale. Not for them a few flowers beds; no, there are acres of careful horticulture, nor do they have small dining rooms, or … Continue reading