SOUTHEAST: Discover Britain's Historic Houses


SOUTHEAST: Discover Britain's Historic Houses

SIMON JENKINS    Book Number: 91685    Product format: Hardback

100 impressive, interesting or unusual dwellings to be seen in Kent and Sussex, from ancient Knole to magical Bodiam Castle, from Brighton's exotic Pavilion to Elizabethan Parham, we visit the palatial Regency villa by James Wyatt with John Nash at Goodwood House which has seen Privy Council meetings, Sackville College East Grinstead which are Jacobean almshouses, Pallant House, now an art gallery, Amberley Castle near Arundel, the Elizabethan Upnor Castle built to guard the Medway estuary, Walmer Castle, a Henrician fort and residence of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, the Tudor palace with medieval beginnings and Elizabethan additions Penshurst Place, home of one of history's most glittering figures, Sir Philip Sidney. Chartwell, Canterbury Eastbridge Hospital, Leeds Castle, Anne of Cleves' House in Lewes, Capability Brown landscaping at Petworth, Sissinghurst Castle, we could go on describing the magnificent collection presented here. With useful timeline, map and glossary. One of an excellent series to collect for all armchair travellers. 192pp, 28 x 22cm.
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ISBN 9780276440687
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