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...

Oakham Castle

Oakham Castle County: Rutland Time Period: Medieval | Norman All that remains of the motte-and-bailey Oakham Castle is the Great Hall, built by Walkelin de Ferrers in 1180. Although it was visited by several kings over the centuries (and was in the ownership of the...

Nostell

Nostell Time Period: West Yorkshire County: Georgian | Medieval | Victorian Built on the site of a Medieval monastery, Nostell is a Georgian mansion built by the Winn family, who owned the estate from 1654. Famous designers and craftsmen were employed to create this...

Harvington Hall

Harvington Hall County: Worcestershire Time Period: Georgian | Medieval | Tudor Harvington Hall in Kidderminster was originally a Medieval house that was purchased by the Pakington family in 1529. Remodelled into an Elizabethan manor house in the 1580s, it was one of...