The Regency Country House: From the Archives of <I>Country Life<I>

The Regency Country House: From the Archives of Country Life

by John Martin Robinson
     
 

This latest volume in the acclaimed Country Life series examines the English country house from 1800 to 1830, looking in turn at the buildings associated with the Prince Regent himself, from Brighton Pavilion to Buckingham Palace; at the houses of the aristocracy, such as Eastnor Castle and Goodwood; and at the homes of the gentry, including Southill in

Overview

This latest volume in the acclaimed Country Life series examines the English country house from 1800 to 1830, looking in turn at the buildings associated with the Prince Regent himself, from Brighton Pavilion to Buckingham Palace; at the houses of the aristocracy, such as Eastnor Castle and Goodwood; and at the homes of the gentry, including Southill in Befordshire and Luscombe in Devon. The architects whose work is featured include the Wyatt dynasty, Henry Holland, John Nash, C. R. Cockerell, Robert Smirke, William Wilkins, Thomas Hopper, Humphrey Repton, and Sir John Soane. The book also looks at important architectural themes of the period, from the development of the Greco-Roman style to the Gothic Revival and Picturesque.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845133528
Publisher:
Aurum Press, Limited
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Series:
Country Life
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

John Martin Robinson is a leading architectural historian, whose previous books include The Wyatts: An Architectural Dynasty and The Country House at War.

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