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Life in a Scottish country house

the story of A.J. Balfour and Whittingehame House

by Harris, Paul

  • 216 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Whittingehame House Pub. in Whittingehame, Haddington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Great Britain,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Balfour, A. J. Earl of, 1848-1930 -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland,
    • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Country homes -- Scotland,
    • Country life -- Scotland,
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Harris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.9.B2 H37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1917254M
      ISBN 100951498509
      LC Control Number90126640

      Summary: 'The Scottish Country House' chronicles a remarkable group of houses and castles that have survived the vicissitudes of Scotland's turbulent history and are still in the hands of their original families. Largely sourced from the archives of Country Life, they include a wide selection by Edwin Smith, one of the greatest architectural photographers of the 20th century. As well as detailed house plans and room interiors, there are paintings by Hogarth, Turner and Constable that show off country-house settings and their lavish decor, and oil Price: $

      Buy the Hardcover Book The Scottish Country House by James Knox at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This fine country house hotel rests in 6 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, only a few minutes' drive from Perth. There is free on-site car parking and free Wi-Fi. After exploring the castles and ruins of Perthshire, guests can enjoy a fine whisky in the homely, Scottish bar or dine at the Huntingtower's spacious award-winning restaurant.

      Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Scottish Country House at Read honest and unbiased a true feast for the eyes. Each house comes with its own amazing life story or biography, which really explains what an amazing past and present Scotland has. out of 5 stars Scottish Country Houses - a delightful /5(17). Country Life: Exceptional Country Homes for Sale in Scotland. lifestyle This week we take a look at a number of exceptional country homes for sale in Scotland Living in the country is a popular lifestyle choice. Many seek the quiet and tranquility of country life over the hustle and bustle of city living. Traditional Detached Country House.


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Praise for The Scottish Country House: "If you like historic homes, this book is for you/5. More than merely a book on glorious interiors, this appeals to any who also love Scotland, art, architecture, history, and the people whose stories unite them. This book is indeed a story, of ten extraordinary houses and castles, all but one still occupied by the families who built them.

The ten extraordinary houses and castles featured in this book have all survived the vicissitudes of Scotland’s history with almost all of their original families still in residence.

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Mary Miers commutes between her home in the Scottish Highlands and England, where she works as the Fine Arts and Books Editor for Country Life magazine.

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Praise for The Scottish Country House: "If you like historic homes, this book is for you. In this book, Scottish Life contributor Terry J. Williams follows the route of the drovers and their cattle from the Outer Hebrides to the Highland marts. Traveling by campervan and armed with a voice recorder, a collection of archive photographs and a set of maps marked with the old market stances, she seeks out the last surviving drovers.

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Over-indulgence in alcohol and noisy use of the chamberpot characterised social life among the not-so-genteel Georgian Author: Robert O'byrne.The development of the Palladian country house in the seventeenth century separated the family of the householder from the servants.

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