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The Growth of the English House (front cover)

The cover is red with gold stamping.

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Places shown: unspecified

Added: 2003-07-13

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Sheldons, Wiltshire [Frontispiece]. The Growth of the English House (1909)

“Sheldons Manor in Wiltshire is a charming example of alteration. The original house, of which the porch is a part, was built by the Gascelyns in the fourteenth century. The sixteenth-century addition [...]

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Places shown: Sheldons; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2004-04-01

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2. Castle Hedingham, Essex The Growth of the English House (1909)

The Keep (cir. 1130). The head of the entrance door is visible on the left: the opening on the right is modern [written almost 100 years ago] Castle Hedingham today is open to the public three days a [...]

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Places shown: Castle Hedingham; Essex; England

Added: 2004-08-19

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3. Castle Hedingham, Essex The Growth of the English House (1909)

Plans of the Keep.
1. Ground Floor, or Basement.
2. First, or Entrance Floor.
3. The Great Hall.
4. Upper part of Hall, with Gallery.
5. Room over Hall.

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Places shown: Castle Hedingham; Essex; England

Added: 2004-08-19

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4. Castle Hedingham, Essex. The Growth of the English House (1909)

A window of the gallery in the hall.

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Places shown: Castle Hedingham; Essex; England

Added: 2004-08-19

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5. Castle Hedingham, Essex The Growth of the English House (1909)

Section of the Keep.

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Places shown: Castle Hedingham; Essex; England

Added: 2004-08-19

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6. Castle Hedingham, Essex. The Growth of the English House (1909)

A Fireplace.
Showing the short flue leading to a vertical vent in the face of the wall.

Keywords: diagrams, fireplaces, castles, architecture, greyscale

Places shown: Castle Hedingham; Essex; England

Added: 2004-08-19

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Peak Castle, Derbyshire: Plan of the Site. The Growth of the English House (1909)

Peak Castle is today known as Peveril Castle, and is high above the village of Castleton in the Peak District national park. “It is tolerably certain that romance had no part in the selection of this [...]

Keywords: castles, maps, plans, greyscale

Places shown: Peveril Castle; Castleton; Derbyshire; England

Added: 2005-10-16

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8. The Peak Castle, Derbysire (1176) The Growth of the English House (1909)

“The keep itself, which was built in 1176, is very similar in arrangement to the peel-towers of the Scottish border and to the towers which elsewhere formed the nucleus of many fortified houses. It pr [...]

Keywords: castles, plans, architecture, colour

Places shown: Peveril Castle; Castleton; Derbyshire; England

Added: 2006-01-11

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7. Peak Castle, Derbyshire The Growth of the English House (1909)

Plan of the Keep Peak Castle is more commonly known as Peveril Castle. See also Fig. 8. “Above the upper chamber was the roof, originally of steep pitch (see section, Fig. 9). but which may have been [...]

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Places shown: Peveril Castle; Castleton; Derbyshire; England

Added: 2006-01-11

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18. Bodiam Castle, Sussex (1386) The Growth of the English House (1909)

Showing the Moat.

Now owned by the National Trust, Bodiam Castle dates from 1385, and is in all the books on castles because of its surviving moat.

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Places shown: Bodiam; Robertsbridge; Sussex; England

Added: 2004-08-19

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19. Stokesay Castle, Shropshire (cir. 1240-90). The Growth of the English House (1909)

Ground Plan.

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

Keywords: plans, maps, castles, colour

Places shown: Stokesay; Shropshire; England

Added: 2004-08-19

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21. Stokesay Castle (General View) The Growth of the English House (1909)

The hall and adjoining rooms are to the right; the south tower is in the centre; the Elizabethan gatehouse to the left. There are also pictures in Grose’s Antiquities and in Oman’s Castles. For some [...]

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Places shown: Stokesay; Shropshire; England

Added: 2004-04-01

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22. Stokesay Castle. Window and Doorway of the Hall. The Growth of the English House (1909)

“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 advantage so far as the inlet of col [...]

Keywords: diagrams, manors, windows, doors, architecture, greyscale

Places shown: Stokesay; Shropshire; England

Added: 2005-02-18

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23. Stokesay Castle. The Growth of the English House (1909)

Window in South Tower—Showing shutter and stone seats. “... in striking contrast to the gloom of the tower, where the small windows provide a patch of light which only renders the general darkness mor [...]

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Places shown: Stokesay; Shropshire; England

Added: 2005-02-18

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24. Plan of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire The Growth of the English House (1909)

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

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Places shown: Bakewell; Derbyshire; England

Added: 2005-08-30

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25. Haddon Hall, Derbyshire The Growth of the English House (1909)

“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 win [...]

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Places shown: Bakewell; Derbyshire; England

Added: 2005-08-28

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45. Warkworth Castle, Northumberland The Growth of the English House (1909)

The keep (cir. 1435 – 40) “Another interesting mixture of the ancient and the modern is to be seen at Warkworth Castle in Northumberland. This was a very old foundation retaining much early work in it [...]

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Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2005-08-18

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Warkworth Castle, Desktop Background Version The Growth of the English House (1909)

Version of Warwkworth Castle cropped, resized and hand-coloured by Liam Quin to make a computer background for your desktop (a wallpaper image). I thought this looked like a nice imposing mediaeval ca [...]

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Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2005-08-18

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Warkworth Castle, Northumberland: Plan of the Keep The Growth of the English House (1909)

1. Vestibule (leading from entrance in basement) 2. Hall. 3. Chapel. 4. Great Chamber. 5. Kitchens. 6. Pantry and buttery. “[...] It has cellars and a great hall, with buttery and kitchens at one end, [...]

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Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2005-08-18

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