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Ridgdill, Michael
Raynham Hall : an English country house revealed / Michael Ridgdill ; principal photography by Julius Beltrame ; foreword by John Julius Norwich.
Woodbridge, Suffolk, England : ACC Art Books Ltd., [2018]
Physical Description:
223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Reference Library
NA7331.N5 R53 2018 (LC) Oversize
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Includes index.
On the eve of its 400th anniversary, Raynham Hall is experiencing a renaissance. The present Marquess and Marchioness Townshend are breathing new life into this ancient family house, which has been passed down through generation after generation, and are sharing its treasures with the public for the first time. As one of the earliest examples of neo-Palladian architecture in England, and with significant William Kent interiors, Ranham Hall is now the focal point of an entire book devoted to its evolution as a splendid country house and as the seat of one of England's most important families. This book serves as the first comprehensive survey of the house, its history, its evolution, and divulges the history of the Townshend family, whose impact on British politics has been felt since before the sixteen hundreds.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Norfolk -- History.
Country homes -- England -- Norfolk -- History.
Interior decoration -- England -- Norfolk -- History.
Raynham Hall (England) -- History.
Townsend family.
Beltrame, Julius, photographer.
Norwich, John Julius, 1929-2018, writer of foreword.