Reading Abbey

Reading Abbey County: Berkshire Time Period: Georgian | Medieval | Tudor | Victorian Reading Abbey in Berkshire was very important during Medieval times, with royalty married and buried here. It was founded in 1121 by King Henry I and was an abbey for over 400 years...

Ightham Mote

Ightham Mote County: Time Period: Georgian | Medieval | Stuart | Tudor | Victorian Kent Ightham Mote (pronounced ‘Item Moat’) is a Medieval moated manor house in Sevenoaks. No one is sure who first built it, but the estate has had several owners with...

The Vyne

The Vyne County: Hampshire Time Period: Georgian | Stuart | Tudor | Victorian The Vyne, near Basingstoke, used to be a lot bigger than it is today. Originally built in the Tudor times by William Sandys, Lord Chamberlain to King Henry VIII, it was reduced in size by...

Royal Pavilion

Royal Pavilion County: East Sussex Time Period: Georgian | Victorian | World War I The Royal Pavilion’s extravagant appearance reflects that of its owner, King George IV. This eastern-inspired palace was completed in 1823. By 1850, the palace had been sold to...

Osterley Park & House

Osterley Park & House County: West London Time Period: Georgian | Tudor Osterley Park in Isleworth had humble beginnings as a Medieval farmhouse. In Tudor times, this was replaced by a brick house by Sir Thomas Gresham. The house was remodelled in Georgian times...