Secret Houses Of The Cotswolds

byJeremy Musson

Hardcover | March 1, 2018

Secret Houses Of The Cotswolds by Jeremy Musson
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A personal tour of twenty of the UK's most beguiling housesin this much loved area of western England.

Author and architectural historian, Jeremy Musson, and Cotswolds-based photographer Hugo Rittson Thomas, offer privileged access to twenty houses, from castles and manor houses, as well as eighteenth- and nineteenth-century mansions, revealing their history, architecture and interiors, in the company of their devoted owners.

In the footsteps of artists and designers including Humphry and George Repton, and Victorian visionary, William Morris, who inspired the arts and crafts movement, and others such as Detmar Blow, Norman Jewson, Clough Williams-Ellis
and Oliver Hill, we find a series of fascinating country houses of different sizes and atmospheres, which have shaped the English identity. Each house has their own story, but their distinctive honey-coloured stone walls, set amongst rolling
hills, in different ways express the ideals of English life.

Most of the houses included here are privately owned and not usually open to the public. In this beautifully produced book, they can now be enjoyed through the eyes of their owners, as well as an experienced architectural historian, and an award-winning photographer.
Jeremy Mussonis an architectural historian, writer and broadcaster who worked for Country Life for twelve years, first as Architectural Writer and then as Architectural Editor. He has a particular enthusiasm for the late-seventeenth-century and early-eighteenth-century English county houses and has visited all the surviving works of Va...
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Title:Secret Houses Of The CotswoldsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 9.38 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 9.38 X 0.88 inPublished:March 1, 2018Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:071123924X

ISBN - 13:9780711239241

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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