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Boughton House

Boughton House

the English Versailles

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Published by Faber and Faber, Christie"s in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Northamptonshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Buccleuch, Walter Francis John Scott, Duke of, 1923- -- Art collections,
    • Buccleuch, Walter Francis John Scott, Duke of, 1923- -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Northamptonshire,
    • Art -- Private collections -- England -- Northamptonshire,
    • Classicism in architecture -- England -- Northamptonshire

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-232) and index.

      Statementedited by Tessa Murdoch.
      ContributionsMurdoch, T. V.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN5247.B83 B68 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL908429M
      ISBN 100571163386
      LC Control Number95202906

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Mar 30,  · Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections Paperback – July 29, by Richard Buccleuch (Author), Fritz von der Schulenburg (Photographer)5/5(1). The book also focuses on Boughton’s celebrated art collection with magnificent tapestries, an outstanding collection of Sevrés Boughton House book and striking portrait collection including Elizabeth I, Charles II and his son the Duke of Monmouth, another Buccleuch ancestor.

Where you can buy. This is a very comprehensive book about Boughton House and its collections. It was fascinating reading the chapters about the tapestry, the French furniture, the English furniture, learning about the history of the house and the stages of its construction.

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In the late twentieth century, Boughton became the dower house of Mary ("Mollie"), Duchess of Buccleuch, widow of the 8th Duke, who brought it back to life.

The noted diarist Chips Channon, who was a guest in wrote: "It is a dream house with a strange, sleepy quality, but its richness, its beauty and possessions are stupefying. Everything belonged to Charles I, or Marie de Medici, or was given by. Boughton also has some of the best-preserved baroque State Rooms in the British Isles.

Here you can walk through grand apartments of contrasting character decorated in extravagant yet elegant taste with the finest artworks of the House’s golden era.

Once you’ve had your tour of the House, you can step out into the surrounding country park. Boughton House Tours (please note that tour timings may be adjusted from day to day for operational or other reasons) Tickets may be booked for a given tour up pm on the day before the tour.

You can choose from a selection of tours at Boughton House depending on your interests during the August opening (tours operate every day in August). Cotswolds Tourism Awards 'Small Visitor Attraction of the Year' (silver award) HHA/Christie's 'Garden of the Year' An award-winning three acre garden surrounding a fine 18th century Manor House.

The garden features luxuriant terraces and wide herbaceous borders with stunning plant, texture and colour combinations. You will find the Boughton House Tearoom in the beautifully refurbished Stable Block, adjacent to the main House. You can visit our Tearoom during our public open season (see opening times for details).

It is also specially open for pre-arranged group bookings outside of the season. Apr 25,  · Top 10 books about council housing Public housing in the UK improved the lives of millions, but has left little trace in literature.

John Boughton unlocks Author: John Boughton. Oct 02,  · The book showcases Boughton's celebrated art collection, with its magnificent tapestries and Sevres porcelain.

There are striking portraits of Elizabeth I, Charles II and his son the Duke of Monmouth, another Buccleuch ancestor. Van Dyck's friends and 5/5(4). Boughton’s Coffee House is a trade magazine and website that have been created to keep you fully informed about the world of coffee, tea and the wider cafe community as a whole.

Boughton House and gardens will be open to the public at Easter – from the 11th to the 13th April, the late May Bank Holiday – on the 25th May and from the 1st to the 31st August.

Groups are welcome year round by appointment for House and Garden tours. The Gift Shop, Tea Room and Grounds are open from noon and the House tours begin at 1pm. Richard, Duke Of Buccleuch, Is Responsible For His Family’s Historic Art Collections And Houses, Including Drumlanrig Castle And Bowhill In Scotland And Boughton House In Northamptonshire.

Author Of Books About Each Of Them, He Works Widely In The Heritage Field And Was For Ten Years President Of The National Trust For southindiatrails.com: Richard Buccleuch. Overview Boughton is both a family home and one of Britain’s grandest and best-preserved stately homes.

The house is renowned for its outstanding collections of. Mar 06,  · Book Description. Boughton House: The English Versailles, by Tessa Murdoch, looks at the magnificent Boughton House and its furnishings, the unique story of its architecture and its grounds, its founders and its builders.

Synopsis. Boughton House in Northamptonshire is a house of contrasts. Its magnificent, and at the same time, formal exterior in the French style gives little hint of the 3/5(1). Boughton House, Northamptonshire, Kettering, United Kingdom.

6K likes. 'The English Versailles' The Northamptonshire home of the Dukes of Buccleuch and Queensberry (Montagu Douglas Scott)/5(43). Sep 12,  · Despite having lived pretty close to Boughton House for most of my life, I have never actually been.

The house is open for a month every summer, and usually when the place swims into my consciousness as somewhere to look at, it's closed. So, it's taken me jolly nearly half a Author: Jane Badger.

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Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Whole. The art collection of the Duke of Buccleuch encompasses European artwork. The holdings, principally collected over a period of years, comprise some paintings, 1, miniatures and an enormous selection of objets d'art including furniture, porcelain, armoury, jewellery and silverwork.

The vast majority of the collection is divided between three principal locations namely, Bowhill House.Low Pavilion Ante Room Boughton House Boughton House, home of the Duke of Buccleuch, is a Tudor manor house that has been transformed into a vision of Louis XIV's Versailles along with the fine craftsmanship of French/English Huguenots The house displays a staggering collection of fine art including paintings, furniture and porcelain.Broughton House & Garden stands in the heart of Kirkcudbright, a historic town and artists’ colony on the Galloway coast.

This impressive museum, combining both original interiors and exhibition spaces, is dedicated to E A Hornel’s life and work as an artist, collector and antiquarian.