England's Lost Houses: From The Archives Of Country Life

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Of all the photographs in the Country Life archive, none are more poignant than the images of houses that have been lost through demolition or fire. In a great number of cases, the photographs taken by the magazine for their weekly feature on country houses are the only record of many of the most important houses and interiors that were destroyed.From Uffington House, Lincolnshire, a fine Restorat...

Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Aurum Press (November 1, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1845136144
ISBN-13: 978-1845136147
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.6 x 12 inches
Amazon Rank: 1893675
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I would recommend this book particularly to fans of Downton Abbey for the glimpses it provides of the real life losses suffered by the great families who lived in all these wonderful houses. Lives, fortunes, and properties are lost or threatened wit...

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urnt in 1904, to the Rococo magnificence of Nuthall temple, Nottinghamshire, its site now buried under the M1 motorway, this book provides a moving testimony to one of the saddest chapters in English 20th century history.Giles Worsley's incisive text makes this more than just an elegy for lost glories. By studying the circumstances behind one hundred houses that have gone, he is able to explain why such a large number were destroyed in the last century. He explains how many houses were lost as great landowners, responding to economic and political changes, sold off secondary estates and demolished palatial houses of the nineteenth century. He also examines how chance played its part, with fire emerging as one of the chief causes of destruction.As the twentieth century recedes into history the story of the country house over the past hundred years becomes increasingly fascinating. England's Lost Houses is essential reading for all those seeking to understand what really happened.