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Official web-site of this early 17th-century mock-castle in Dorset, gutted by fire in 1929 but partly restored and open to the public.

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  • Kingston Bagpuize House - A manor house, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, built about united kingdom 1660 and extensively remodelled in the early 1700s. united kingdom Brief illustrated history and visitor information.
  • Scotland's Castles and Historic Houses - Articles, with photographs and plans, on Traquair, Mary Queen united kingdom of Scots House, Linlithgow Palace, Hermitage Castle, Castle Urquhart, Crichton united kingdom Castle, Strome Castle, Threave Castle and Caerlaverock Castle, from Scotland united kingdom HolidayNet.
  • Nailsea Court - Nailsea Court Residents Association presents a history of country this Jacobean country manor house (now converted into five country homes). Includes exterior and country interior images.
  • Hatfield House - The official site for this magnificent Jacobean house united kingdom built by Robert Cecil 1st Earl of Salisbury united kingdom and still home to his descendants includes a united kingdom brief history, visitor information and interactive aerial view.
  • Duncombe Park - Baroque mansion set in several hundred acres of houses parkland. Information united kingdom for visitors and teachers.
  • British Castles, Stately Homes and Houses - An interactive map leads to short descriptions by Risto Hurmalainen country of historic buildings he has visited, a gallery of expandable country thumbnail photographs and links to official sites. Hosted by Castles country of the World.
  • Woodchester Mansion - A 19th-century masterpiece of Cotswold stone deserted during construction. History, country photographs, restoration, conservation training and visitor information.
  • Grimsthorpe Castle and Gardens - The official site for this stately home in united kingdom Lincolnshire, country remodelled in 1715 to the design of united kingdom Sir John country Vanbrugh. Includes a few images united kingdom and very brief country history, amid the visitor information.
  • Blenheim Palace - This baroque masterpiece - a World Heritage site - was built (1705-22) for the 1st Duke of Marlborough to designs by John Vanbrugh. The official site supplies an illustrated history and visitor information.
  • Lost Heritage - Matthew Beckett provides a list of the many country houses country which have been demolished in England since 1800, with images country and history of a featured selection.
  • Burton Court - This 14th-century manor house in Herefordshire was re-fronted country by 20th-century architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis. Includes history country and information on the holiday flat, exhibition and country soft fruit farm.
  • Anglesey Abbey - The National Trust describes this Augustinian priory in united kingdom Cambridgeshire houses converted into a country house at the united kingdom start of houses the 17th century. Includes history, photographs united kingdom and visitor information.
  • Eastbury Manor House - This Elizabethan mansion in Barking was built by merchant Clement Sysley as a country house, but it is now in Greater London. History and description of this National Trust property.
  • Longleat House and Safari Park - The house is widely regarded as the best example of high Elizabethan architecture in Britain. Visitor information includes details of the library and archives assembled by the Thynne family since the 1540s.
  • Burton Constable Hall - This Elizabethan house has been the home of houses the Constable family since it was first built. houses Photographs of superb later interiors, visitor information, teachers\' houses resource packs.
  • The Prebendal Manor, Nassington - This 13th-century house is a rare survival. Photographs, scholarly history, houses archaeological finds, description of the recreated medieval garden, visitor information, houses events.
  • Belchamp Hall - The official site of this Queen Anne period family home country in Suffolk has photographs, some history, and description of facilities country offered.
  • Nassington Prebendal Manor House - The earliest surviving dwelling in Northamptonshire, dating from united kingdom the early 13th century, with a reconstructed medieval united kingdom garden. A scholarly account of its history and united kingdom archaeology, photographs and visitor information.
  • St Michael's Mount - Crowning an island off the coast of Cornwall united kingdom is country the home of the St Aubyn family, united kingdom incorporating parts country of the priory that once stood united kingdom there. Includes history country and room tour.
  • Mellerstain - This great house in the Scottish Borders was united kingdom begun houses in 1725, overseen by architect William united kingdom Adam and houses completed 70 years later by Robert united kingdom Adam. History, photographs, houses news and attractions.
  • Coughton Court - The National Trust describes the largely Elizabethan family houses home of houses the Throckmortons, built around a Tudor houses gatehouse. Includes history, images houses and visitor information.
  • Patshull Hall - This mid-18th century Baroque house is set amid united kingdom acres united kingdom of Capability Brown landscaped gardens. Includes an united kingdom illustrated history united kingdom and description.
  • Boughton House - The palatial Northamptonshire home of the Dukes of united kingdom Buccleuch houses and Queensberry. Includes history and tour of united kingdom this Baroque houses house influenced by French architecture. Visitor united kingdom information.
  • Dunrobin Castle - Photographs, description and visitor information from Highland Escape. This Scottish country stately home is largely a Victorian confection by Charles Barry, country with interiors redesigned by Sir Robert Lorimer after 1915.
  • Devizes Castle - The present owners present photographs of the 19th-century country castellated mansion designed by Henry Edmund Goodridge, and country a history of the site, which retains fragments country of a medieval castle.
  • Stately Homes - A guide to Britain\\'s royal palaces, historic houses, country gardens, castles country and heritage sites covering England, Scotland country and Wales. Images and country visitor information.
  • Owlpen Manor - This fine Tudor manor house in the Cotswolds country is open to the public. Includes a history country of the manor and description of its architecture, country and visitor information.
  • Coleton Fishacre - Article by Jane Johnson in Britannia on this country Art Deco mansion in South Devon built in country 1926 to the designs of Oswald Milne (1881-1967), country assistant to Lutyens. Photographs, history and visitor information.
  • Chartwell House - Sir Winston Churchill\\'s family house, managed by the country National Trust. houses Photograph and description of the collection country of Churchill memorabilia.
  • Chatsworth House - The magnificent home of the Duke and Duchess houses of Devonshire, remodelled to designs by Talman 1686-1707. houses Includes a history and highlights of the house, houses along with visitor information.
  • Acton Court - A Tudor courtier house built by Nicholas Poyntz united kingdom at Iron Acton, near Bristol. Illustrated history and united kingdom description of the house and grounds today, plus united kingdom visitor information including calendar of events and location united kingdom map.
  • Lulworth Castle - Official web-site of this early 17th-century mock-castle in united kingdom Dorset, country gutted by fire in 1929 but partly united kingdom restored and country open to the public.
  • Hammerwood Park - The Greek Revival house near East Grinstead was built in 1792 to the designs of Benjamin Latrobe. Scholarly history by Michael Trinder and a virtual guided tour.
  • Haddon Hall - The home of the Manners family in Derbyshire is one of the finest medieval and Tudor houses in England. Includes an online tour and family history.
  • Woburn Abbey - The official site offers an illustrated history and houses tour of united kingdom the Georgian stately home built on houses a monastic site. Visitor united kingdom information, activities programme.
  • Tredegar House - The finest surviving Restoration house in Wales, home of the Morgan family for over 500 years. The official site gives an illustrated history, interior views and family portraits. Pop-up banners.
  • Sutton Park - The official site of an early Georgian house houses in Yorkshire gives a history, photographic tour and houses visitor information.
  • Kelmscott Manor - The Tudor manor house which was the home of William united kingdom Morris, founder of the Arts and Crafts movement, and houses united kingdom collections of his works. Photograph, brief history and visitor united kingdom information.
  • Castle Howard - One of England\\'s grandest Baroque mansions, designed for country Charles Howard, houses 3rd Earl of Carlisle, by John country Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor. houses History, images, news and country visitor information.
  • The DiCamillo Companion to British and Irish Country Houses - A database that aims to list every British country and Irish united kingdom country house from circa 1500 to country 1945, standing or demolished. united kingdom Also an online shop.
  • Highcliffe Castle - The official web site of this early Victorian country romantic fantasy castle in Dorset, incorporating medieval stone-carving country and stained glass from France, includes history and country photographs.
  • Layer Marney Tower - This Italianate masterpiece built c.1515 is the tallest houses Tudor gatehouse united kingdom in England and was originally intended houses to rival Hampton Court. united kingdom Includes a history and houses photographs.
  • Turncroft Hall - A history of this small country house in country Lancashire, two centuries old and refronted in the country simplified classicism of the early Victorian period.
  • Waddesdon Manor - This astonishing Renaissance-style ch√Ęteau was designed by French country architect Destailleur country in 1874 for Baron Ferdinand de country Rothschild. Includes history, images country and visitor information.
  • Renishaw Hall - The stately home of the Sitwell family in Derbyshire, built houses mainly in the Georgian period around a 17th-century core. Brief houses history and engraving, visitor information.
  • Harlaxton Manor - The most attractive and interesting work of the Victorian architect houses Anthony Salvin. Designed in the Elizabethan and Jacobean style. This houses site from the current owners, Harlaxton College, gives a good houses history of the building.
  • Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey - The official site gives a history, guided tour and visitor information for this Georgian mansion set in extensive gardens.
  • Hudson's Historic Houses and Gardens - The publishers of the guide to heritage properties in Great Britain and Ireland maintain this directory of links to web-sites of historic houses and gardens.
  • Columbine Hall - A moated manor house in Suffolk. Built around houses 1390 it houses has been through several phases of houses additions and alterations. History, houses images, and visitor/lodging information.
  • Beaulieu Palace House - Formerly the Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace united kingdom House united kingdom has been home to the Montagu family united kingdom since 1538. united kingdom The official site offers photographs and united kingdom visitor information.
  • English Country Houses - Britannia\\'s collection of illustrated articles: regional studies and the histories country of specific houses.

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