Montreal Park Case Study: A Shared Project

Montreal Park Case Study: A Shared Project

A Shared Project Once returned to England in 1828, the Amhersts initiated other projects to ensure that a sense of familial identity was quickly restored….

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William Rattray of Downie Park

William Rattray of Downie Park

By Ellen Filor The Rattrays of Rannagulzion, Drimmie, and Corb were an old Scottish family who supported the Jacobite cause in both 1688 and 1745….

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Warfield Park Case Study: Rebuilding Warfield

Warfield Park Case Study: Rebuilding Warfield

As he had no legitimate children of his own, the inheritance of his estates, including Warfield was entirely at Walsh’s behest. Although it had earlier…

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Warfield Park Case Study: A Country House of One’s Own

Warfield Park Case Study: A Country House of One’s Own

When returning to England, how did East India Company officials and their families marry the England they imagined to that they were greeted with? For…

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Englefield House Case Study: The Benyon Legacy (1796-1854)

Englefield House Case Study: The Benyon Legacy (1796-1854)

Richard Benyon the Younger died in 1796, leaving his son Richard Benyon (1770-1854) to inherit. On 27 September 1797, a year after his father’s death…

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Englefield House Case Study: The Wrightes Return (1770s)

Englefield House Case Study: The Wrightes Return (1770s)

During the 1770s Powlett Wright made many changes to Englefield. He added a neo-Classical frieze featuring a repeating lotus and anthemion pattern (which originated in…

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Aske Hall Case Study: Dundas and the Nabob Interior

Aske Hall Case Study: Dundas and the Nabob Interior

Dundas and The Nabob Interior If one of the attributes of a nabob was to live with pretention and ostentation, then the furnishing of the…

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Swallowfield Park Case Study: Background

Swallowfield Park Case Study: Background

Swallowfield Park began life as a Tudor mansion, but in 1689-91 Henry Hyde, second Earl of Clarendon employed architect William Talman to transform it. In…

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