Country Houses of North-East Yorkshire
This May 2009 itinerary covered Burton Agnes Hall (1601-10), Nunnington Hall, Duncombe Park and Rievaulx Terrace, Sledmere House (1783-1800) and the magnificent Castle Howard, setting for the 1981 TV and 2008 film adaptations of Brideshead Revisited, including Nicholas Hawksmoor’s Mausoleum (1731-42).
The 40-page generously illustrated handbook provides detailed notes of the history and architecture of each of these houses, together with suggestions for background reading, price £15.00 including postage and packing. It contains chapters on Burton Agnes Hall, Castle Howard, Duncombe Park & Rievaulx Terrace, Nunnington Hall and Sledmere House.
Please send a cheque, payable to Mike Higginbottom, to 63 Vivian Road, Sheffield, S5 6WJ.
To see sample pages please click here.
For further sidelights on locations featured in this handbook, please go to "A mausoleum that would tempt one to be buried alive", Country-house survivor, Elizabethan skyscraper: Burton Agnes Hall, High society and The Brideshead set.