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A study of the evolution of the English country house offers a fascinating insight into how changing fashions in architecture and the decorative arts shaped the homes of some of the land’s most influential families. This new tour takes in four of Northamptonshire’s finest country houses, including Kirby Hall, and by special arrangement, Boughton House, Deene Park and Drayton House. One of the great Elizabethan houses of England, Kirby Hall was begun in 1570 for Sir Humphrey Stafford, a descendent of the Earls of Stafford, although he died before the house was completed, and it w...
Perhaps the richest region in England in the Middle Ages, largely as a result of the wool trade, East Anglia’s Mediaeval wealth can be measured today by the quantity and magnificence of its surviving Romanesque and Gothic architecture. In fact, the area boasts the greatest concentration of mediaeval buildings to survive in any region of England. Many towns and villages have grown little in the intervening centuries, thus in many cases they remain largely true to their mediaeval layouts. Much of the surrounding verdant and gently undulating countryside provides an idyllic setting for t...
Described by Sir Walter Scott as “half church of God, half castle ’gainst the Scot” Durham Cathedral is perched upon a rocky promontory surrounded by a meander of the River Wear. It is justly viewed by many as the finest, and most precocious, example of English Romanesque architecture. By 1093 when the present building was founded, the area already possessed an illustrious past. In the 7th and 8th centuries Northumbria was one of the most powerful kingdoms in the British Isles and home to a number of monasteries that were beacons of culture and learning. One of the kingdom...