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Thomas Archer is described as the most European, and certainly one of the most accomplished, of the English Baroque architects. His later relative obscurity was mainly due to the misfortune that his contemporaries were some of the greatest British architects … Continue reading
In many ways, a country house was often the headquarters of a business relating to both the estate and the affairs of the family who lived there. This role was to be mirrored in the latter half of the 20th-century … Continue reading
For all the traditional antipathy towards the French, the influence of their architecture has been felt throughout Britain’s country houses. Although initially the use of the French architectural vocabulary was a sign of wealth and education only available to the … Continue reading