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Newbiggin Hall in Cumberland. House incorporating medieval tower house. C14 for the Priory of St Mary's, Carlisle, with c1690 facade and early C19 additions.

Newbiggin Hall in Cumberland. for the Priory of St Mary's, Carlisle, with facade and early additions.

Corsham Court. Magnificent Elizabethan house set in grounds landscaped and laid out by Capability Brown in the 1760s and later by Humphrey Repton.

Salt Hall in Wiltshire. A magnificent Elizabethan/Jacobean house, with interiors updated by Robert Adams and set in grounds landscaped and laid out by Capability Brown in the

Shaw House, Newbury, Berkshire - Built in 1581 by Newbury clothier Thomas Dolman. This fine Elizabethan building was home to successive Dolman families, the flamboyant Duke of Chandos & the Andrews, Eyre & Farquhar families. Over this time the House played host to several royal visitors, including Elizabeth I. The most recent chapter in the building's history began in 2005 when building contractors began restoration following grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund...

The Historic Houses Association supports around privately-owned historic houses, stately homes, castles and gardens- and helps visitors to enjoy them.

Greystoke Castle Castle rebuilt as a country house. On a medieval site incorporating parts of the building licensed to crenellate 1353, for the Greystock family. Damaged during the Civil War, partly rebuilt in late C17 and refronted 1710 for the Howard family, with mid C18 alterations for 10th Duke of Norfolk.

Greystoke Castle, is in the village of Greystoke 8 kilometres mi) west of Penrith in the county of Cumbria in northern England.

Chettle House ~ English baroque manor house built in 1710 in Dorset England

Chettle House ~ English baroque manor house built in 1710 by architect Thomas Archer, Dorset, England

Workington Hall Fortified tower house with various additions, now in ruins. Mid C14 with C15 and C16 alterations and additions; late 1783-1789 additions by John Carr for the Curwen family. Mixed large blocks of red and calciferous sandstone with additions of similar rubble stone,

Workington Hall Fortified tower house with various additions, now in ruins. Mid C14 with C15 and C16 alterations and additions; late 1783-1789 additions by John Carr for the Curwen family. Mixed large blocks of red and calciferous sandstone with additions of similar rubble stone,

Clouds House, England ~ 19th century by Philip Webb for Percy and Madeline Wyndham

Clouds House, Wiltshire, England ~ century by Philip Webb for Percy and Madeline Wyndham

Great Salkeld Rectory Fortified Rectory. Probably early C15 with alterations dated and inscribed T&MM 1674 (Thomas Musgrave) on reused lintel, and mid C19 alterations. Oldest part has thick red sandstone rubble walls, on chamfered plinth.

Probably early with alterations dated and inscribed T&MM 1674 (Thomas Musgrave) on reused lintel, and mid alterations. Oldest part has thick red sandstone rubble walls, on chamfered plinth.

The romantic ruins of a royal castle overlooking the Essex marshes. Hadleigh was begun in about 1215 by Hubert de Burgh, but extensively refortified by Edward III during the Hundred Years War, becoming a favourite residence of the ageing king.     The barbican and two striking drum towers – one later used by Georgian revenue men looking out for smugglers – are part of his substantial building works during the 1360s.  via English Heritage

The romantic ruins of a royal castle overlooking the Essex marshes. Hadleigh was begun in about 1215 by Hubert de Burgh, but extensively refortified by Edward III during the Hundred Years War.

Shelton Manor Norfolk England | manor house from the churchyard manor house front in 1937

This page is about the Manor House in Great Snoring, and the Shelton family who built it.

Catterlon Old Hall, Newton Reigny. Despite the lack of upstanding medieval fabric, the site of Catterlen Old Hall tower house survives reasonably well and remains unencumbered by modern development. It is a good example of the site of an early tower house which was subsequently abandoned in favour of a nearby replacement, and will contain evidence for the buildings which were occupied from the 12th to the 15th centuries.

Catterlon Old Hall, Newton Reigny. Despite the lack of upstanding medieval fabric, the site of Catterlen Old Hall tower house survives reasonably well and remains unencumbered by modern development. It is a good example of the site of an early tower house which was subsequently abandoned in favour of a nearby replacement, and will contain evidence for the buildings which were occupied from the 12th to the 15th centuries.

Wollaton Hall, Nottinghamshire, built between 1580-88 by the brilliant Robert Smythson, had a soaring central tower designed to be topped by a prospect room from which to watch the hunting.

Wollaton Hall, Nottinghamshire, built between by the brilliant Robert Smythson, had a soaring central tower designed to be topped by a prospect room from which to watch the hunting.

Kingston Maurward House is a large Georgian English country house set in a 750 acre (3 square km) estate in Dorset situated in the Frome valley two miles east of Dorchester. The mansion was built by George Pitt, cousin of William Pitt the Elder, between 1717 and 1720. The mansion was originally in red brick, but after derogatory comments from King George III, Pitt clad the house in Portland limestone. Much of the house is now used by Kingston Maurward College, though some of it is used for…

Kingston Maurward House is a large Georgian English country house set in a 750 acre estate in Dorset situated in the Frome valley two miles east of Dorchester.

Fortified house with gatehouse wing. Probably late C15 with 1590 alterations and additions; further C20 alterations. Thick walls of large blocks of pink sandstone rubble, the towers with battlemented parapets and stone spouts.

Fortified house with gatehouse wing. Probably late with 1590 alterations and additions; further alterations. Thick walls of large blocks of pink sandstone rubble, the towers with battlemented parapets and stone spouts.

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