By reading the architectural features of a house, we can get a sense of its date, how it has evolved, and how it has been shaped by its inhabitants, from such simple items as windows, doors, chimneys, and staircases. Abundantly illustrated with vintage and contemporary photographs, this book will be a joy for all those who want to learn more about architecture and design, Britain’s heritage, and the essential characteristics of its classic country houses.
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Jeremy Musson is architectural editor of Country Life magazine and a leading historian of the country house. He is the author of The English Manor House.Review:
An illuminating guide to the architecture and history of Britain’s classic country houses, featuring 150 photographs and illustrations.
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