The Growth of the English House (page 3/5)

[picture: 7. Peak Castle, Derbyshire]

7. Peak Castle, Derbyshire

Plan of the Keep [more...] [$]

[picture: 18.  Bodiam Castle, Sussex (1386)]
[picture: 19. Stokesay Castle, Shropshire (cir. 1240-90).]

19. Stokesay Castle, Shropshire (cir. 1240-90).

Ground Plan.

There are lots of other pictures of Stokesay Castle here; try a search for Shropshire. [$]

[picture: 21. Stokesay Castle (General View)]

21. Stokesay Castle (General View)

The hall and adjoining rooms are to the right; the south tower is in the centre; the Elizabethan gatehouse to the left. [more...] [$]

[picture: 22. Stokesay Castle.  Window and Doorway of the Hall.]

22. Stokesay Castle. Window and Doorway of the Hall.

“It must be borne in mind that hitherto windows had not been glazed. They were usually of small size for purposes of security, and no doubt their smallness was an [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 23. Stokesay Castle.]

23. Stokesay Castle.

Window in South Tower—Showing shutter and stone seats. [more...] [$]

[picture: 24.  Plan of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire]

24. Plan of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire

Plan of the mediaeval manor-house that’s illustrated in Fig. 25. [$]

[picture: 25.  Haddon Hall, Derbyshire]

25. Haddon Hall, Derbyshire

“The most complete and most interesting house of this period [the fourteenth century] is the well-known Haddon Hall in Derbyshire. It consists of two courts (Fig. 24), the hall being placed in the wing which divides them. It is thus protected on both of its long sides and is thereby enabled to have larger windows than if it had been on an outside wall. [...] [more...] [$]

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