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Life In The Victorian Country House

Pub Date : 2010-09-21 | Author : Pamela Horn | Publisher : Shire Publications

ISBN 10 : 0747807507
ISBN 13 : 9780747807506

Country houses formed a distinct community and power base within the broader Victorian countryside. This book shows how landed families' day-to-day existence depended on the skills..

The Victorian Country House

Pub Date : 1985-01-01 | Author : Mark Girouard | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0300034725
ISBN 13 : 9780300034721

A study of Britain's great nineteenth-century houses examines their architects, and the social, technological, and economic conditions that made the massive structures possible..

Below Stairs

Pub Date : 2012-01-03 | Author : Margaret Powell | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781429952446
ISBN 13 : 142995244X

Brilliantly evoking the long-vanished world of masters and servants portrayed in Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs, Margaret Powell's classic memoir of her time in service, Be..

How To Read A Country House

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Jeremy Musson | Publisher : Ebury Press

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015063237807
ISBN 13 :

Why was heraldry so important to the families for whom houses were built? How does the layout of a house reveal the values of the people who lived in it? The country houses of the ..