Great British Houses: The Anglophile’s Guidebook to Britain’s Stately Homes


Your beautiful new guide to Britain’s most amazing country houses.



Great British Houses: The Anglophile’s Guide to Britain’s Stately Homes is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to some of the most magnificent and historically significant houses in Britain. This book takes you on a journey through the grandest and most elegant homes, castles, and manors in Britain, and provides you with a wealth of information about their history, culture, and architectural significance.

In this book, you can explore the grandeur of houses like Highclere Castle, the setting for the popular TV series Downton Abbey, or the stunning Blenheim Palace, which was the birthplace of Winston Churchill. You can also discover the majestic beauty of Chatsworth House, which was used as the setting for Pemberley in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, and the imposing Castle Howard, which was featured in the classic TV drama Brideshead Revisited. This is just a sampling of the fifty houses in this book, each with a detailed and fascinating history. Each chapter features black and white pictures of the house (and every house has at least one picture).

This book is not only a guide to the finest stately homes in Britain, but also a fascinating insight into the history and culture of the country and a chronicle of the British aristocracy. It provides practical information on how to visit these magnificent houses, as well as a wealth of interesting facts and anecdotes about the houses and their owners, as well as their appearances in movies and TV shows.

Whether you are a history buff, an architecture enthusiast, or simply an Anglophile with a love for all things British, Great British Houses: The Anglophile’s Guide to Britain’s Stately Homes is an essential guide that will take you on a journey through some of the most breathtaking and historic homes in Britain.

Book Details:

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Anglotopia, LLC (March 28, 2024)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 327 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1955273340
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1955273343
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.06 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.82 x 9 inches

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