Houses of the Lake District by Christopher HollidayHouses of the Lake District by Christopher Holliday

Houses of the Lake District

byChristopher HollidayPhotographerClive Boursnell

Hardcover | March 27, 2012

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The houses and castles of the Lake District, secreted among the lakes and fells, are inextricably linked with their dramatic setting. Many are architecturally distinguished, even more have intriguing tales to tell. In this book Christopher Holliday explores in detail the history and architecture of the houses and the personal stories of their owners through the centuries right up to the present day. Clive Boursnell's stunning photographs capture the houses, inside and out, their gardens and their setting. Houses covered include: Levens Hall, Sizergh Castle, Holker Hall, Blackwell, Dalemain, Hutton-in-the-Forest, Dove Cottage, Rydal, Mirehouse, Brantwood, Hill Top, and many more.

Christopher Holliday writes on houses, gardens and design for a wide range of newspapers and magazines including the Sunday Times, House and Garden, Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Country Homes and Interiors, Period Living and Saga. His first book, Sharp Gardening, published by Frances Lincoln, won the Garden Writers' Guild Practical B...
Title:Houses of the Lake DistrictFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 12 × 10.25 × 0.75 inPublished:March 27, 2012Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711231613

ISBN - 13:9780711231610

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A lavish architectural book