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

[picture: Montacute House, Somerset]

105. Montacute House, Somerset (1580)

The two-storey screen between the wings is of earlier date (circa 1520) and was brought from Clifton Maybank. [more...] [$]

[picture: Bay Window at Thornbury Castle, Gloucester.]

108. Bay Window at Thornbury Castle, Gloucester.

“Besides the simple and dignified forms which were chiefly used, there were a few cases in which the plan was more complicated, and in which it took one shape on the ground floor and another on the floor above. Thorpe has several instances of this quaint treatment; an actual example exists at Thornbury Castle (Fig. [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Window from Sir Paul Pindar's House, Bishopsgate.]

109. Window from Sir Paul Pindar’s House, Bishopsgate.

Now in the Victoria and Albert Musem [London]. Bishopsgate Street is in London. [$]

[picture: Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire. A Corner of the Courtyard]

110. Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire.

A corner of the Courtyard (1575) [more...] [$]

[picture: 113. Pilton Manor House]

113. Pilton Manor House

Pilton Manor House (now [1909] the rectory) [more...] [$]

[picture: Sydenham House, Devon (front view with garden and entrance)]

114. Sydenham House, Devonshire

Sydenham House, Devonshire (cir. 1600) [more...] [$]

[picture: 117. Derwent Hall, Derbyshire]

117. Derwent Hall, Derbyshire

Derwent Hall was built in 1672 by the Belguy family, and at some point passed to the Duke of Norfolk. In 1931 it became a youth hostel, but in 1945 the Derwent dam was completed and the valley was flooded; Derwent Hall is now under water, although in 1976 and 1989 it may have reappeared briefly when the water level fell. Some [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 152. Swakeleys, Middlesex (<i>cir</i>. 1630).]

152. Swakeleys, Middlesex (cir. 1630).

If Inigo Jones made no use of a transitional style, others did so. [more...] [$]

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