- 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
Support The Country SeatIf you enjoy the articles, please support the blog by buying books - recommendations in The Library. Thanks!
Tag Archives: new wardour castle
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
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