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Scottish Houses and Gardens

From the Archives of Country Life

by Ian Gow

  • 320 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Aurum Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palaces, chateaux, country houses,
  • Photography,
  • Architecture,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • International Architecture - British,
  • Residential,
  • U.S. Architecture - South,
  • Photography / Architectural & Industrial,
  • Architectural & Industrial,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History - General,
  • Castles,
  • Gardens,
  • Mansions,
  • Scotland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11911459M
    ISBN 101845132890
    ISBN 109781845132897

      The Scottish Country House will enthrall anyone with an interest in Scotland, history, architecture, or interior decoration--all wrapped in a compelling narrative of past lives and taste. Praise for The Scottish Country House "If you like historic homes, this book is for you. It's filled with beautiful photos of historic Scottish castles and /5(32). Discover the hundreds of Scottish castles, from ruins to stately homes and haunted rooms, plus trails and itineraries of the country's most famous castles. Towering spires, thick stone walls and dramatic settings - whatever pops into your mind when you imagine a .

    Scotland’s Gardens Scheme was established in and helps garden owners across Scotland open their gardens to the public to raise money for charity. From cottage gardens to stately homes; allotments to therapeutic and physic gardens; formal gardens to wildlife sanctuaries. Scottish Country Houses & Castles by Sheila Forman. London: William Collins, Sons and Co. Limited, Hardcover with dust jacket. pp. Beautiful overview of 50 country houses in Scotland. Examines both the exterior and interior of each house and the histories of the families who lived in them including famous and colorful : Sheila Forman.

      Ian Gow has selected over photographs from the Country Life archive, taken throughout the course of the last century, featuring twenty houses which showcase the splendour of the Scottish house. This beautifully produced book comes from the most distinguished authority on Scotland's historic : Ian Gow. Recommended sections of the gardens are the Scottish Heath Garden, Rock Garden, the Queen Mothers Memorial Garden and the Victorian Temperate Palm House. With a magnificent entrance you will find the Windows on the World, a glasshouse featuring ten different climatic zones, here you will find Banana plants and the largest collection of tender.


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This book is a peerless collection of Scotland’s finest houses at their height of beauty, before the destructive forces of the 20th century swept so many away and emptied others of their contents. Here are the famous palaces and castles, from Holyroodhouse and Glamis to Inverrary and Culzean, recorded in photographs of timeless authority.5/5(3).

The Scottish Country House will enthrall anyone with an interest in Scotland, history, architecture, or interior decoration—all wrapped in a compelling narrative of past lives and taste. Praise for The Scottish Country House: "If you like historic homes, this book is for you/5(12).

This book is a compact colour guide of the largest survey of Scottish gardens ever mounted and the first such guidebook to all that Scotland can offer garden and plant lovers. Including descriptions of virtually all Scotland's gardens which are open to the public, it recommends when to visit and what to look out for/5(26).

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Gardening in Scotland, the design of planned spaces set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature began in the Middle Ages. Gardens, or yards, around medieval abbeys, castles and houses were formal and in the European tradition of herb garden, kitchen garden and first Renaissance style gardens in Scotland were built.

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Here are the famous palaces and castles - from Holyrood House and Glamis to Inverrary and Culzean - recorded in photographs of timeless authority. Here also. More than almost any other European region, Scotland has preserved its rich architectural heritage.

This breathtaking book is an invitation to explore 10 Scottish houses that survived the countrys turbulent history and remain the property of the original families. Exuding the welcoming scent of peat fires, wet dogs, and single-malt whiskies, they were built over generations, and.

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Praise for The Scottish Country House: "If you like historic homes, this book is for :. The Trust preserves and makse public, historic houses, gardens, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages, etc.

The site can be searched for properties and the latest news on preservation. Stately Homes. The guide will help you plan your visit to one of Britain's stately homes, gardens, castles and other historic properties and houses.Great British Gardens.

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