Lost Country Houses of Kent

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Lost Country Houses of Kent
Author : Martin Easdown
Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
Release Date : 15 August 2017
ISBN : 9781445674353
Pages : 96
File Size : 38,6 Mb
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The first book to feature the lost country houses of the ‘Garden of England’.

Lost Country Houses of Kent
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The first book to feature the lost country houses of the ‘Garden of England’.

Lost Country Houses of Suffolk
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Lavishly illustrated account of forty magnificent country houses, destroyed in the last century.

Politics and the English Country House  1688   1800
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Politics has always been at the heart of the English country house, in its design and construction, as well as in the activities and experiences of those who lived in and visited these places. As Britain moved from an agrarian to an imperial economy over the course of the eighteenth

The East India Company at Home  1757 1857
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The East India Company at Home, 1757–1857 explores how empire in Asia shaped British country houses, their interiors and the lives of their residents. It includes chapters from researchers based in a wide range of settings such as archives and libraries, museums, heritage organisations, the community of family historians and universities.

Wanstead House
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In c.1713, Sir Richard Child, heir to a mercantile fortune, commissioned Colen Campbell, to build Wanstead House, ‘one of the noblest houses, not only in England, but in Europe’. Campbell’s innovative classical façade was widely influential and sowed the seeds for English Palladianism. Its opulent interior by William

The Last Castle
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A New York Times bestseller with an "engaging narrative and array of detail” (The Wall Street Journal), the “intimate and sweeping” (Raleigh News & Observer) untold, true story behind the Biltmore Estate—the largest, grandest private residence in North America, which has seen more than 120 years of history pass by its

English Country Houses and Landed Estates
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Originally published in 1982, and based on extensive research in estates’ archives, this book outlines the changing fate of the 500 largest estates in England over the centuries. It examines estates in their heyday and looks at their changing role as they declined in the twentieth century, showing how some estates have

Cliff Railways  Lifts and Funiculars
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This book illustrates, mainly in colour, all the principal cliff lifts and railways that have been built in the British Isles.