Old Gorhambury House

Old Gorhambury House

Hertfordshire
Old Gorhambury House in St Albans is most well-known for being the home of Sir Francis Bacon, politician and philosopher of the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras. It is now a ruin, lying in the grounds the new Gorhambury House, the current home of the Earl of Verulam. (more…)
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Lanhydrock

Cornwall
Lanhydrock is a Jacobean and Victorian Mansion in Bodmin, Cornwall. Originally built in the 1600s by Sir Richard Robartes, it was badly damaged in a fire in 1881, and then refurbished in a Victorian style by Thomas Charles Agar-Robartes. (more…)
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Houghton House

Houghton House

Bedfordshire
Houghton House in Bedfordshire is a Stuart hunting lodge built by Mary Herbert, Dowager Countess of Pembroke in the mid 1600s. It was also home to three generations of the Bruce family. It was dismantled in 1794 by the 5th Duke of Bedford. (more…)
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Dunster Castle

Somerset
Dunster Castle is a Jacobean mansion built on the site of a wooden Norman castle. The mansion was updated in Victorian times by the Luttrell family, and there is a watermill and underground reservoir on the estate. (more…)
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Hatfield House

Hertfordshire
Hatfield House was created by the Cecil family (who still own it today) in the 1600s, but some parts of the house date back much further. Before the Cecils moved in, the old house was owned by the monarchy. (more…)
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