Palaces, chateaux, country houses

    Houses of the Lake District

    By Christopher Holliday

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    Author Christopher Holliday and photographer Clive Boursnall explore the history and architecture of the houses and castles of the Lake District.

    Strawberry Hill: Horace Walpole\'s Gothic Castle

    By Anna Chalcraft

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    A room-by-room tour of one of the wonders of the eighteenth-century architectural world

    Country House Revealed

    By Dan Cruickshank

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Danson House: The anatomy of a Georgian Villa

    By Richard Lea

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £22.46

    Danson House 1762-66 is one of the finest surviving villas by the architect Robert Taylor 1714-88. This book tells the story of the house, the estate, its owners, and its restoration by English Heritage between 1995 and 2004 after a long period of neglect.

    Lost Country Houses of Suffolk

    By W.M. Roberts

    Hardback Save £9.52 = £20.43

    Lavishly illustrated account of forty magnificent country houses, destroyed in the last century.

    Houses of the National Trust: Outstanding Buildings of Britain

    By National Trust

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    The National Trust cares for a wealth of houses and historic buildings of all types, ranging from the grand to the quirky to the humble.

    The Strange History of Buckingham Palace

    By Patricia Wright

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    The Strange History of Buckingham Palace

    The Royal Palaces of London

    By Lucy Worsley

    Hardback Save £9.52 = £20.43

    The history of all London's existing royal palaces, together with an overview of every known royal palace in the capital. Featuring over 300 illustrations, this book is a unique and comprehensive record that vividly brings to life the palaces and their colourful occupants.

    Wimpole: Architectural Drawings and Topographical Views

    By David Adshead

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Cambridgeshire's finest country house, Wimpole Hall is known for the beauty and grandeur of its buildings, gardens and wider designed landscape. This book presents its features, using visual material from the mid-seventeenth to the mid-twentieth centuries and, is an illustration of how Wimpole was at the heart of changing fashions...

    Seven Years in Tuscany

    By Amanda Ferragamo

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Ferruccio Ferragamo is Chairman of the Ferragamo Empire, shops throughout the world selling luxury goods to the very wealthy. Seven years ago he purchased a Medieval ruin south of Florence called II Borro.

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