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...

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...

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...