The Manor Houses of England

The object of this book is to describe and illustrate the old country manor houses of England, which are fast falling into decay, and are being replaced by modern and less picturesque buildings Many of them stand in remote, inaccessible and little known parts of the country and their remarkable beauty, their historical associations and architectural merits, may have escaThe object of this book is to describe and illustrate the old country manor houses of England, which are fast falling into decay, and are being replaced by modern and less picturesque buildings Many of them stand in remote, inaccessible and little known parts of the country and their remarkable beauty, their historical associations and architectural merits, may have escaped the attention of many who love to explore the English countryside From the Preface.
The Manor Houses of England The object of this book is to describe and illustrate the old country manor houses of England which are fast falling into decay and are being replaced by modern and less picturesque buildings Many o

  • Title: The Manor Houses of England
  • Author: P.H. Ditchfield
  • ISBN: 9781859580318
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Paperback
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    P.H. Ditchfield

    Rev Peter Hempson Ditchfield, FSA 1854 1930 was a Church of England priest, an historian and a prolific author He also co edited with W.H Page three Berkshire volumes of the Victoria County History, which were published in 1907, 1923 and 1924.

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