- I'm sure I saw a tweet (@GeorgianGroup? @SoaneMuseum?) earlier about a project to digitally recreate a late John So… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 10 hours ago
- RT @nationaltrust: The entrance hall at @WimpoleEstateNT gives visitors quite the welcome. https://t.co/hPeOV2Xo4G 11 hours ago
- Monday/Tuesday this week Two days Two new (to me) country houses: @NTCalkeAbbey and @StandenNT Two very differe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 12 hours ago
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Moated houses are an architectural short cut to a more functional time when where a family lived had to be defensible and not simply a place of relaxation. Today, of course, we admire them for their ancient charm, the weathered … Continue reading
Within any established pattern there is always the shock of the new. Most people when asked to imagine an English country house will usually think of red-brick Jacobean or light-stone Georgian but the design of new country houses is always … Continue reading
A small advert tucked away in a recent Country Life marks the final split of a house from it’s estate. With the sale of the parkland associated with Warwick Castle in Warwickshire, another house loses control over an important asset … Continue reading