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Buechnersches Hinterhaus, a beautifully half-timbered house dating back to 1596 in Meiningen, Germany

Little Moreton Hall is a moated 15th-century half-timbered manor house 4 miles southwest of Congleton, Cheshire. It is one of the finest examples of timber-framed domestic architecture in England. The earliest parts of the house were built around 1450; the remainder was constructed in various campaigns by three successive generations of the family until around 1580.

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With its half-timbered cottages and a 15th-century church, Lavenham in Suffolk is one of the best-preserved medieval villages in Britain.

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This 1833 Tudor Revival manor in Exeter, England, presides over Mamhead, a historic 164-acre estate.

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Chatsworth House

The Great Hall of Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

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Little Moreton Hall (National Trust)

Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, also known as Old Moreton Hall, is a moated half-timbered manor house. The earliest parts of the house were built for the prosperous Cheshire landowner William Moreton in about 1504–08, and the remainder was constructed in stages by successive generations of the family until about 1610.


Burghley House is a grand 16th-century country house near to Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. Its park was laid out by Capability Brown. Burghley was built for Sir William Cecil, later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1558 and 1587 and modelled on the privy lodgings of Richmond Palace.

Speke Hall House One of the most famous half-timbered houses in the country, dating from 1490. The unique and atmospheric interior spans many periods: the Great Hall and priest holes evoke Tudor times, while the Oak Parlour and smaller rooms, some with William Morris wallpapers, show the Victorian desire for privacy and comfort. There is also fine Jacobean plasterwork and intricately carved furniture.

Gloucester Cathedral boasts the largest stain glass window in England, installed in the 1300's

Gate House, Upsall, North Yorkshire, England. Upsall is a hamlet of about 60 people in the Hambleton district. It is part of the Upsall and Roxby Estates owned by the Turton family since 1768. Upsall Castle is located on the Estate.

Chatsworth House England (North Derbyshire)- Home of the Duchess of Devonshire. Movies filmed here: Duchess, Pride and Prejudice & The Wolfman with Anthony Hopkins