HardCover. Pub Date :2013-10-21 Pages: 224 Language: English Publisher: Thames Hudson Ranging from Kentchurch Court. a former fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1.000 years. to a delightful Strawberry Hill -style Gothic house in rural Cornwall to a ducal palace (Badminton) to car-crazed Goodwood House. this beautifully illustrated book showcases ten outstanding British country houses all still in the hands of descendents of the original owners. James Peill recounts the ups and downs of such deep-rooted clans as the Cracrofts. landowners in Lincolnshire since the twelfth century. whose late 18th-century Hackthorn Hall is a perfect example of the kind of house Jane Austen describes in her novels (indeed. she appears on their family tree) . as well as the relatively newly arrived Biddulphs. who constructed Rodmarton. an Arts...
Used availability for Julian Fellowes's The English Country House
October 2013 : USA Hardback
October 2013 : UK Hardback
February 2017 : UK Paperback