The English Country House Explained

The English Country House Explained

Trevor Yorke


so much of England's kingdom homes are jam-packed with masterpieces of paintings and antiques. additionally they have enormous landscaped gardens, usually with lakes and fountains. contemporary tv sequence and flicks (such as Downton Abbey and Gosford Park) have spurred at the public's curiosity in those grand and glamorous homes which mirror all of the splendour of England's glory years. utilizing unique color drawings, diagrams and images, Trevor Yorke takes the reader on a cautious travel of the rustic apartment and describes its beneficial properties, external and inside, upstairs and downstairs. He seems to be on the diverse classes of enormous nation homes from the mid 1500s as much as 1914, explaining the altering architectural kinds and the tastes of these who had them outfitted. He describes the rooms in the major apartment and their position over the centuries. there's a thesaurus of architectural phrases and a brief reference time chart, directory nation condominium architects and the remarkable constructions they designed, with drawings of the interval information that aid up to now the homes.

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