The north-east of Scotland is one of the least known areas of the country but has an architectural heritage as rich as the Highlands and Angus with which it shares its borders. This volume intends to illuminate its buildings and covers not only the historic districts of Formartine, Buchan and Banff in Aberdeenshire but also the whole of Moray.
This title is a comprehensive architectural guide to Bath, England's finest Georgian city. Full of new discoveries and lively descriptions of the city's notable buildings, the book features specially taken colour illustrations throughout and numerous easy-to-use walking maps.
Bedfordshire is one of the smallest English counties but encompasses a great variety in landscape and architecture. Its major monument is Woburn Abbey, one of the finest Georgian country houses in England. This edition contains separate introductions, gazetteers and photographs for Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire and Peterborough.
Berkshire's houses range from intriguing early timber-framed dwellings to the splendors of Windsor Castle, at once England's greatest fortress and finest royal palace, through Georgian, Victorian and Arts-&-Crafts mansions of exceptional diversity and richness. This title offers a guide that follows Berkshire's historic boundaries.
This new edition reveals a county of contrasts. The semi-rural suburbia of outer outer-London, with its early Modern Movement houses, is counterbalanced by magnificent mansions and parks, like idyllic Stowe and the Rothschilds' extravaganza at Waddesdon.