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Title:
England's thousand best houses
Author:
Jenkins, Simon.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Viking Studio, 2004.

©2003
Physical Description:
xl, 950 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780670033027
Format :
Book

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No visitor to Britain—past or present—should be without this glorious guidebook. England’s Thousand Best Housesis a panorama of an ancient heritage, a compendium of a thousand delightful country houses from all periods—all of which are open to the public.Breathtaking Blenheim Palace, the monumental jewel of Oxfordshire . . . the Duke of Devonshire’s opulent Derbyshire seat of Chatsworth . . . the extraordinary baroque vision of Castle Howard in Yorkshire . . . lesser known gems like Little Morton Hall—all of these celebrated houses come to life and mingle with the yet-to-be discovered. England’s Thousand Best Housesis a must-have for readers from veteran architects to armchair travelers and anyone embarking on an exploration of the stately treasures scattered throughout England.