Trewithen, Truro, Cornwall - Meaning 'house of the trees', the same family has occupied this Palladian-style house for over 250 years. When Phillip Hawkins first bought Trewithen in 1715 he established the estate as home to a dynasty that has, through the
Corsham Court, Wiltshire, England - a privately owned historic mansion that is open for public viewing with spectacularly beautiful gardens. Open throughout the year but ideal during June and July when the roses are in bloom. (Love the peacock!
Elizabethan Great House-EXCERPT: Heydon Hall in Norfolk, built between 1581 and is a more traditional style Elizabethan house, but the classical influence can still be seen in the pediments above the windows.
Rows of apple trees lead to the entrance of Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, the 1702 masterpiece by Nicholas Hawksmoor, an ingeniously inventive architect who also had a hand in Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. From its stone lions marching along the r