The Stately Houses, Palaces and Castles of Georgian, Victorian and Modern Britain: From George I to Elizabeth II, 1714 to the Present Day; with 200 Magnificent Photographs, Paintings, Reconstructions and Maps by Richard G. Wilson, Charles Phillips (Paperback, 2010)
Spanning the years from 1714 to the start of the twenty-first century, this book includes the period?s finest examples of British architecture. An in-depth guide to the history of every house features information on its design, construction and the stories of its best-known inhabitants, as well as profiles of celebrated architects.
Charles Phillips is an established writer of popular history and the author of The World of the Medieval Knight, The Art and Architecture of the Aztec & Maya, Kings and Queens of Britain's Modern Age, and Medieval Castles, Stately & Historic Houses of Great Britain & Ireland (all Southwater). Consultant Professor Richard G. Wilson FRHistS (Fellow of the Royal Historical Society) since 2003 is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of East Anglia. He has written numerous books, essays and articles on topics of 18th- and 19th-century social and economic history.