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Architecture of England

04 September 2009

1558 – Kirtling Hall, Cambridgeshire

Architect: Francis Adams Kirtling Towers is all that now remains of the ancient Kirtling Hall, originally built about the reign of Henry VI but the main part of the building was pulled down...

04 February 2011

1575 – Middle House, Mayfield, Sussex

Architect: William Houghton Perspective View including details of house built circa 1575 by William Houghton. Published in The Building News, September 22nd 1876.

17 March 2011

1590 – Borwick Hall, Borwick, Lancashire

Borwick Hall is a 16th century manor house at Borwick, Lancashire. It is a Grade I listed building and is now used as a residential outdoor education and conference centre by Lancashire County...

13 May 2010

1590s – Eastgate House, Rochester, Kent

Grade I Listed, Elizabethan townhouse was built in the late 1590s for Sir Peter Buck, who was Clerk of the Cheque at Chatham’s Royal Dockyard and Mayor of Medway. “The old half-timbered house...

13 September 2009

15th C. – Huddington Court, Worcestershire

15th-century manor house, described by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner as ‘the most picturesque house in Worcestershire’. The plans of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605 were conceived in...

10 August 2009

15thc. – St. Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich, Norfolk

The present St. Peter’s stands to the south of the provision market and was built in the mid 15th century. The dedication of the church is to St. Peter and St. Paul but...

02 July 2012

1605 – Lyveden New Building, Northamptonshire

Architect: Robert Stickells Lyveden New Bield (sometimes called New Build) is an unfinished summer house, constructed for Sir Thomas Tresham. The exact date is unknown but can be estimated to circa 1604–05, the...

06 January 2013

1612 – Newton Surmaville, Yeovil, Somerset

*The house, which is also known as Newton House, was built between 1608 and 1612, on the site of an earlier building, but was extensively altered and enhanced in the 1870s. It was...

17 March 2011

1650 – Longford House, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The inscription reads “the fore front of Longford House which is situate about two miles from the city of New Sarum in the County of Wilts. Repaired and beautified by Henry Hare, Baron...