London's Country Houses

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Between the late 15th century and 1900, many of the prosperous upper and middle class London families built second homes in the suburbs, some on riverside sites, others on high ground with fine views. This first history of London’s ‘country houses’ presents a well-illustrated survey telling the stories of 82 major and 32 minor houses, extant or demolished, and ranging from grand villas such as Chiswick House to modest buildings such as Walthamstow Water House, the family home of William Morris.

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London's Country Houses

London's Country Houses

English Country Houses Series

Paperback414pp Illustrated245x183mm

9781860776465     Product Code: 225966

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Between the late 15th century and 1900, many of the prosperous upper and middle class London families built second homes in the suburbs, some on riverside sites, others on high ground with fine views. This first history of London’s ‘country houses’ presents a well-illustrated survey telling the stories of 82 major and 32 minor houses, extant or demolished, and ranging from grand villas such as Chiswick House to modest buildings such as Walthamstow Water House, the family home of William Morris.

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