Robert Smith and Redcliffe Towers Case Study

Robert Smith and Redcliffe Towers Case Study

  A Fairy Palace in Devon: Redcliffe Towers, built by Colonel Robert Smith (1787-1873), Bengal Engineers By Diane James Please note that this case study…

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Middleton Hall Case Study

Middleton Hall Case Study

Middleton Hall, Carmarthenshire by Lowri Ann Rees   Please note that this case study was first published on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/eicah in June 2014. The case study…

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sezincote case study: building sezincote: building a reputation

sezincote case study: building sezincote: building a reputation

Building Sezincote: Building a Reputation In, or about, 1805 work began on clothing this English country house and its gardens with the garb of India….

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sezincote case study: making choices, building houses, finding inspiration

sezincote case study: making choices, building houses, finding inspiration

Making Choices, Building Houses, Finding Inspiration Like his brother John, Charles Cockerell was to call upon Samuel Pepys Cockerell to mastermind further alterations to Sezincote….

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Sezincote case study: Sezincote: A Brief Description

Sezincote case study: Sezincote: A Brief Description

Sezincote: A Brief Description By the standards of early nineteenth-century country houses, Sezincote was relatively small. Its underlying structure follows the conventions of Georgian villa…

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Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate Case Study

Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate Case Study

  Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate By Hannah Armstrong Please note that this case study was first published on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/eicah in April 2014. The…

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Shugborough Case Study: The Chinese House, c.1747

Shugborough Case Study: The Chinese House, c.1747

Such was the domestic context in which a Chinese House, complete with boathouse, was erected on an island in an artificial canal to the north…

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Shugborough Case Study: China in the Eighteenth-Century British Landscape

Shugborough Case Study: China in the Eighteenth-Century British Landscape

Chinese decorative objects such as porcelain had been known in Britain long before Commodore Anson’s unhappy stay at Canton in 1743.  The Venetian painter Bellini…

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Aske Hall Case Study: The Dundas Property Portfolio

Aske Hall Case Study: The Dundas Property Portfolio

The Dundas Property Portfolio: ‘Conquests from North to South’ After receiving his baronetcy in 1762 (and the death of his father the same year) Lawrence…

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Valentines Mansion Case Study: Valentines’ East India Company Owners and Their Material Objects

Valentines Mansion Case Study: Valentines’ East India Company Owners and Their Material Objects

During the eighteenth century three owners of Valentines were involved with the East India Company (EIC): Robert Surman, Sir Charles Raymond and Donald Cameron. Robert…

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