- RT @BrownCapability: #CapabilityBrown dined @alnwickcastle 1770 when visiting @KirkharleCourt & #Rothley. His foremen worked with large tea… 4 hours ago
- RT @CamnethanPriory: Mauldslie Castle extension plan by architect David Bryce. The plans were realised but the whole building was demolishe… 1 day ago
- RT @RoryMuir3: Here’s an glimpse of how the window tax actually operated in 1790, which shows that there was often a degree of ... flexibil… 1 day ago
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In contrast to the weekly dramas of Country House Rescue, a new series starting on the BBC, presented by the excitable Dan Cruickshank, looks at some of the finest homes in ‘The Country House Revealed – A Secret History of … Continue reading
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