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English country houses and landed estates

by Heather A. Clemenson

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Country homes -- England,
    • Manors -- England,
    • England -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementHeather A. Clemenson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA660 .C57 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3483837M
      ISBN 100312254148
      LC Control Number82003298

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Buy New. $ List Price: $ Save: $ (33%) Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: /5(32). This study examines the principal estates of landed families, over a third of the largest private landowners in England in the late 19th century, and the visual impact of the organization of their land and buildings in the rural landscape past and present.

Part One traces the history of large scale private landownership in England and the evolution of the major physical components that Cited by:   The stately homes of England. How beautiful they stand. Amidst their tall ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land.

(Felicia Hemans, ) Evelyn Waugh came to regret Brideshead a Author: Blake Morrison. Clemenson, Heather A. English Country Houses and Landed Estates. London and Canberra: Croon Helm, Heather Clemenson explores the English country house as a visual symbol of wealth, status and power and tracks how it changed in the nineteenth and twentieth century.

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The aim of this guide is to assist and support researchers working on the social, economic, political and cultural history of Connacht and Munster from c to The destruction of country houses in 20th-century Britain was a phenomenon brought about by a change in social conditions during which a large number of country houses of varying architectural merit were demolished by their owners.

Collectively termed by several authors "the lost houses", the final chapter in the history of these often now-forgotten houses has been described as a cultural tragedy. English country houses and landed estates. [Heather A Clemenson] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Country homes -- England. # Country homes--England\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clemenson, Heather. English country houses and landed estates. London: Croom Helm ; New York: St.

Martin's Press, Built by the King family in the late 18th c., they moved here from King House in Boyle. They lived at Kingston Hall until Rockingham House was completed close by in This house then became the home of the Land Steward for the estate.

There were quite a lot of farm buildings around this house, they are all either ruinous or demolished.5/5(2). Try to find out: the name of the landed estate or seat; names of families that have owned the landed estate; which county the landed estate is in; Until the 19th century, much of the land and property of Britain was vested in the hands of a few hundred or so elite landed families.

Based on a detailed investigation of local sources, this book examines the history of the landed estate system in England since the mid-seventeenth century. Over recent centuries England was increasingly occupied by landed estates run by locally dominant and nationally influential : Palgrave Pivot.

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Malcolm Kelsall, The Great Good Place: the Country House and English Literature (). Virginia C. Kenny, The Country House Ethos in English literature, Themes of Personal Retreat and National Expansion. William Hurrell Mallock. The New Republic; or, Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House.

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Entrance hall and staircase of Rockingham House, Boyle. This house was gutted by fire in and demolished in My book 'The Landed Estates of County Roscommon' contains a full chapter on Rockingham House.

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Intended as a guide with which to walk around English country houses it is recommended for inclusion on any National Trust members bookshelf. Contents Include: Foreword by Osbert Sitwell, Acknowledgment, Introductory, The English Price Range: $ - $