In Unfamiliar England (page 2/2)

[picture: Front Cover, In Unfamiliar England]

Front Cover, In Unfamiliar England

A greenish blue cover with gold foil lettering and a black drawing of a castle.


[picture: Frontispiece: Sulgrave Manor]

Frontispiece: Sulgrave Manor

Sulgrave Manor, The Cradle of the Washingtons.
Painted especially for the author by Daniel Sherrin. [more...]


[picture: Washington Brass, Sulgrave Church]

Washington Brass, Sulgrave Church

We followed the rough cobblestone walk to the church door, but could not gain admittance until the caretaker was found, for Sulgrave Church has been kept strictly under lock and key ever since one of the Washington brasses was stolen—by an American, of course—a few years ago. It is a small, rough, lichen-covered building, much restored, even to [...] [more...]


[picture: King Arthur's Castle, Off Tintagel Head, Cornwall]

King Arthur’s Castle, Off Tintagel Head, Cornwall

“After we reached the hotel, the long twilight still gave time to contemplate the weird beauty of the surroundings and to explore the ruins of the castle so famed in song and story. We scrambled down the high headland, upon which the hotel stands, to [...]

[picture: Caerphilly Castle, South Wales]

Caerphilly Castle, South Wales

“For ten miles from Newport we wend our way over a dusty, ill-kept byroad with sharp turns and