Old photographs from Scottish country houses

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Hendon Pub. Co. , Nelson
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Statement[compiled] by Michael Moss and John Hume.
ContributionsMoss, Michael S., Hume, John R.
LC ClassificationsDA875 .O43
The Physical Object
Pagination[64] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4170172M
ISBN 100860670538
LC Control Number80152950

The book is a fascinating read [and] the photography in the book is incredible; James Fennell took the pictures that illustrate the 10 Scottish country houses profiled in the book (I spent hours poring over the pictures—each picture has dozens of interesting details).”—Things That Inspire blog “Vicariously experience Scotland's /5(41).

I purchased it because 1) James Peill also was involved in the book "The Scottish Country House"; and 2) I longed to get more detailed information about some of the wonderful English country houses. These houses are not what we would consider "country" houses -- there are no barns, or cottages, or cute little houses-by-the-lake here/5(87).

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Many Scottish historic houses are named 'castles'. The term castle may refer to a defensive structure that was adapted for domestic purposes by later generations.

The historic houses in this section are a mixture of those that started as castles and those built only for domestic purposes. They are.

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Inveraray Castle is a country house near Inveraray on the shore of Loch Fyne. It has been the seat of the Duke of Argyll, chief of Clan Campbell since the 17th century.

The house is a mostly midth-century neo-Gothic design. Inveraray Castle is a Category A listed building. Since World War II, about 1, country houses have been demolished across the country.

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Others have been turned into flats or have diversified in other ways, but are a far cry from their heyday. The book is a fascinating read [and] the photography in the book is incredible; James Fennell took the pictures that illustrate the 10 Scottish country houses profiled in the book (I spent hours poring over the picturesandmdash;each picture has dozens of interesting details).andrdquo;andmdash;Things That Inspire blog.

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We care for o objects, including many of Scotland’s most culturally significant objects. James Peill is the curator of Goodwood House and a former vice president of Christie’s.

Julian Fellowes is an actor, novelist, film director, and screenwriter, best known as the creator of Downton Abbey. James Fennell is the photographer of The Irish Country House and The Scottish Country House.

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There are two exciting a. This is intended to be as full a list as possible of country houses, castles, palaces, other stately homes, and manor houses in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands; any architecturally notable building which has served as a residence for a significant family or a notable figure in list includes smaller castles, abbeys and priories that were converted into a private residence.

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