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    Brympton d'Evercy, Yeovil, Somerset. Brympton d'Evercy evolved from the Medieval period; its provincial architects are long forgotten. Yet, Christopher Hussey described it as "The most incomparable house in Britain, the one which created the greatest impression and summarises so exquisitely English country life qualities

    Forde Abbey 06 - English country house - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Real Tudor English Country House, dating back to the 12th century. Haddon Hall, Derbyshire

    The English country house can be vast or comparatively small and of great or little architectural merit.

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    The Orangery - Frampton Court Estate, Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire, England - Capped by a parapet edged with pinnacles and battlements. It was recently featured on the cover of Country Life magazine as 'the prettiest garden building in England' & is described in Pevsner's Buildings of England as one of the most unusual examples of 'Strawberry Hill' gothic architecture in the country.

    ~Medieval, Alnwick Castle, England~

    Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

    Roses in Magdalen College by Poppins' Garden, via Flickr

    The Folly of King Alfred the Great, a folly tower in the parish of Brewham, Somerset. Built as part of the Stourhead estate. Standing on Kingsettle Hill, the Grade I listed building belongs to the National Trust. Planned in the 1760's to commemorate the end of the Seven Years' War against France + the accession of King George III near the location of 'Egbert's stone' where it is believed that Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, rallied the Saxons in May 878 before the important Battle of Ethandun.

    Cecil Beaton's English Manor.... I love this spectacular country home.

    National Trust Tyntesfield Estate

    Sweet house, complete with climbing roses & a dog! This is how I picture my little cottage in the English countryside if I ever win the lottery. :)

    During the Victorian era, vast country houses by wealthy industrialists and bankers were built in a variety of styles. Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire was built n the Neo-Renaissance style of a French chateau between 1874/1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (1839|1898)

    Townhead, Slaidburn, Hodder Valley, Lancashire, UK

    Patterson Maker

    Cotswolds, England, UK

    Horsham, UK

    Barnsley House, Cotswolds

    Scotney Castle, Kent, England