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Moated houses of England

Hopkins, Robert Thurston

Moated houses of England

by Hopkins, Robert Thurston

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Published by Country Life, limited, C. Scribner"s Sons in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Historic buildings -- England.,
    • Castles -- England.,
    • Moats -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R. Thurston Hopkins; illustrated from photographs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA660 .H78
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 235, [1] p.
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6345133M
      LC Control Number36030364
      OCLC/WorldCa1801580

      Four books on the moated mansions of Old England. "This Castle Hath A Pleasant Seat"; Four Books on the Moated Mansions Of Old England BODIAM CASTLE, SUSSEX.   The chicest must-have interiors books. The finest moated manor houses in England. To the moated manor born By Geoff Heath-Taylor. 29 Apr ; Beyond retro: Historic houses with sensational spas. Beauty. Beyond retro: Historic houses with sensational spas.

        From mighty fortresses to moated country homes: Incredible images capture the majesty of the world's most stunning castles. Bodiam Castle in East Sussex dates back to the s and was built as a. Markenfield Hall is an early 14th-century moated manor house about 3 miles (5 km) south of Ripon, North Yorkshire, is in the civil parish of Markenfield Hall, which in had an estimated population of The estate was an extra parochial area in the Hundred of Burghshire. It was made a civil parish (spelt Markingfield Hall) in It was part of the West Riding of Location: North Yorkshire.

      Moated Medieval Manor House Markenfield Hall near Ripon in North Yorkshire opens its doors to the public for a limited time each year. On this site you will find information on how to visit and explore on one of our open days, how to join in one of our Mop Up Monday tours, how to book a guided tour, a wedding, a christening, an anniversary. Scotney Castle is an English country house with formal gardens south-east of Lamberhurst in the valley of the River Bewl in Kent, England. It belongs to the National Trust. The gardens, which are a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a celebrated example .


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There is something mediaeval and definitely intriguing about a moat, and the stories of these old houses are distinctly nostalgic. History and personalities, gardens and architecture, all spell enchantment. Practical Mr. Hopkins has indicated visiting days. A book to sell in your travel section -- in your garden section as well.

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Robert Thurston Hopkins. gate gatehouse gateway half hall hands head Henry hundred interesting island John keep King later lived looking Lord manor house miles moat moated house Norman noted once original palace. Many moats, such as the one at the Tower of London, were drained long ago.

Other moated houses and castles have been bequeathed to the National Trust (such as Oxburgh Hall and Ightham Mote). Moated houses of England book there remains a handful of moated manor houses in private hands, usually belonging to the same family that built them centuries : Geoff Heath-Taylor.

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This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. Reasons for Designation. Around moated sites are known in England. They consist of wide ditches, often or seasonally water-filled, partly or completely enclosing one or more islands of dry ground on which stood domestic or religious buildings or, in.

Once the house was restored, it and its farm fields, continued to be let to tenant farmers. One of the rooms in the house is set in the s, marking the tenancy of Marian and Valentine Freegard who arrived on the farm with their five children in On their acres they kept a small milking herd of Shorthorn cattle and reared sheep.

Located Near Itteringham, Norfolk, England, Mannington Hall is a moated medieval country house that has been owned by the Walpole family since the 18th century. The first manor that was built on this site was constructed in the 15th century. Ightham Mote is one of the best preserved, and certainly one of the most beautiful, moated manor houses in England.

The house dates back to the 14th century. The name presents a challenge to linguists; Ightham may refer to an early settler of the region, named Ehta or Ohta.

It is now one of the last remaining castles in England that's surrounded by a moat and it comes complete with an old dungeon and three converted turrets. The 18 bedroom castle is on the market through estate agents Sotheby's for £3million and is described as among 'the most attractive mansions in Staffordshire'.

MOATED HOUSES OF ENGLAND. Country Life, London Brown cloth with printed titles to cover and spine. Numerous illustrations from photographs. Some staining to front cover, and top edge spotted.

Spotting to preliminaries. A good copy of. Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, is a three volume survey offering an assessment of nearly houses and a synthesis of current knowledge and research.

This second volume. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Houses / Monastic houses / Moated sites 8 Politics, society and defensive tower-houses in fifteenth-century England 9 East Midlands: bibliography 10 East Midlands: survey Ampthill Castle / Apethorpe Hall and other Northamptonshire mansions of late medieval origin / Appleby Magna Moat House / Ashby de la File Size: KB.

Buy Moated Houses of England 1st by R. Thurston Hopkins (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : R. Thurston Hopkins. A great medieval moated house, Oxburgh Hall is famous for its needlework made by Mary, Queen of Scots whilst imprisoned in England.

The trap door to enter the priest hole ingeniously blends in with the tiled floor of the garderobe in a : Britain Magazine. MOATED HOUSES OF ENGLAND.: Hopkins. on: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your Author: Hopkins.

Blaise Castle. Burfleld House (demolished) Clifton Hill House. The Dower House, Stoke Park. Engineers House. Goldney Hall. Kings Weston House. Long Fox Manor. Moated Houses of England Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Hopkins. on (Author)Author: Hopkins.

Ancient, stone-built. King Alfred gave the land to Sherborne Abbey in AD Nearby Wyke Farm, a moated manor house, belonged to the monks of Sherborne until the Dissolution. Architecturally, Stokesay Castle is one of the best-preserved medieval fortified manor houses in England.

The castle comprises a walled, moated enclosure, with an entrance way through a 17th-century timber and plaster gatehouse.There was a moated medieval manor house here when the Booths got their hands on Dunham Massey, but in the late 16th century this was rebuilt by Sir George Booth.

Booth's grandson, also named George, raised an army in to support the Royalist cause. The revolt failed, and Booth landed in the Tower of London.The fortified house is a rare monument type with fewer than identified in England.

All examples exhibiting significant surviving archaeological remains are considered to be of national importance. The moated manor and subsequent fortified house at Bury survive as well preserved buried features on the site.