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Antiquarian George Schoellkopf admits that the 18th-century Hollister House was not his first choice when he went looking for a country place in Litchfield County more than 30 years ago.

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Samuel Johnson)File Size: 66KB. The 18th-century was also the great age of the English terraced house.

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A villa with a superimposed portico, from Book IV of Palladio's I quattro libri dell'architettura, in an English translation published in London, Plan for Palladio's Villa Rotonda. Features of the house were to become incorporated in numerous Palladian style houses throughout Europe over the following centuries.

Mark Girouard, Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History. () Hannah Glasse, The Servant’s Directory or Housekeeper’s Companion.

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A Natural History of English Gardening by Mark Laird review – a groundbreaking study Gardens in the 18th century were known for formality and controlled design but they were also alive with.

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In his book Historic Houses: Conversations in Stately Homes, the author and journalist Robert Harling documents nineteen "stately homes"; these range in size from the vast Blenheim palace to the minuscule Ebberston Hall, and in architecture from the Jacobean Renaissance of Hatfield House to the eccentricities of Sezincote.

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