In an earlier post I wrote about exquisite tiny gothic revival cottages. There is of course a different side to the gothic home—giant gothic houses. In the continuing spirit of Halloween and haunte…
Now that’s a fixer-upper! Lord Mayor’s palace where Samuel Pepys went for dinner goes on sale for £45million – but needs another £10MILLION of repairs to get it back into shape
Swakeleys House, a Grade I listed Jacobean building set in 25 acres of land, was originally built for Sir Edmund Wright as a palatial retreat within easy reach of the City of London.
Duke of Northampton
The title Duke of Northampton was created in the Peerage of England in 1684 for General Charles Langdon, 3rd Earl of Northampton who defeated the Irish rebels at the Battle of Kerry in 1683. The 2nd Duke was a Admiral in the Royal navy. He was in many sea battles in the War of Austrian Succession. The 9th Duke became one of the wealthiest men in Britian due to many investments in cannals and railroads made by the 6th, 7th and 8th Dukes. The 12th Duke was a close friend of King George VI…
Country House Movie Sets: Flintham Hall
New category! Country Houses that were used as movie sets. I will try to keep these short and sweet. Flintham Hall posing as the Whittaker estate in Easy Virtue.
Travel This World
castlesandmanorhouses: “ Harlaxton Manor, built in 1837, is a manor house in Harlaxton, Lincolnshire, England. Its architecture combines elements of Jacobean and Elizabethan styles with symmetrical...
Trophy house in the Cotswolds
What could £9.25 million buy you? One answer is Bledisloe House, a grade II listed mansion close to the village of Coates in the Cotswolds. The house has 38 acres of grounds including parkland and
The 10 Most Extravagant Homes owned by Footballers
The best footballers in the world earn more money than you could possibly imagine, that’s why they often have a lot of cash to burn on extravagant purchases like one-off supercars, yachts, jaw dropping homes and even private jets. The 10 highest paid soccer players earned in 2015 more than $400 million together, with Cristiano Ronaldo and […]
73 Best Castles and Manor Houses in England (Photos)
Incredible collection of the best and most famous English castles, palaces and manor houses in England. These are truly spectacular homes with a great deal of history to them.
Home - Stoke Rochford Hall Hotel & Golf Resort
Welcome to Stoke Rochford Hall Hotel Our hotel is currently closed until the new year. We hope to be able to open again in January 2021. For up to date information please follow us on Facebook. Thank you, stay safe and well. The Stoke Rochford Hotel Team . . . . STOKE ROCHFORD HALL HOTEL, IS A LUXURY VICTORIAN COUNTRY MANSION, SET WITHIN BEAUTIFUL FORMAL LANDSCAPED GARDENS. LOCATED NEAR GRANTHAM IN LINCOLNSHIRE AND SET AMIDST EXTENSIVE COUNTRYSIDE, IT’S THE PERFECT PLACE TO ENJOY LIFE…