English Homes Period III Vol. I, Late Tudor & Early Stuart (1558‒1649) (page 3/4)

[picture: 195.---Condover Hall]

195.—Condover Hall

The West Side.


[picture: Wollaton Hall From the North-East]

Wollaton Hall From the North-East

Wollaton Hall was designed by Robert Smythson and completed in the 1588. It has been described as the first English house to abandon the traditional central courtyard; instead it had a high-ceilinged [...] [more...]


[picture: 261.---Knole, Kent.]

261.—Knole, Kent.

Plate 261 - The West Side of the Green Court.


[picture: 262.---Knole, Kent.]

262.—Knole, Kent.

Plate 260 - Bourchier’s Gate-house.

The home of the Sackvilles since 1603; it was first built in and around 1457 by Archbishop Bourchier.


[picture: 311.---Avebury Manor, Wiltshire]

311.—Avebury Manor, Wiltshire

Church, Stable and House [more...]


[picture: 312.---Avebury Manor, Wiltshire]

312.—Avebury Manor, Wiltshire

The Ancient Cut Box Tree on the South Lawn


[picture: 335.---The Great Chamber, Looking North.]

335.—The Great Chamber, Looking North.

“It will be noticed that the ceiling is a reproduction of that in the ballroom at Knole (Fig. 294). The panelling is similar to that in the dining-room below, and all came out of the Quenby attics. It forms a beautiful and subdued background for the interesting pictures and [...]