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Witley Court

Witley Court

White, Roger, 1950-; English Heritage

Witley Court was one of the great country houses of England. After a devastating fire in 1937, it became one of the country's most spectacular ruins. In this vast 19th-century mansion life was lived on a grand scale, with week-long parties, glittering balls and Christmas trees hung with jewels. This new guide offers a tour and history of the house and gardens, which are now being restored, and is illustrated with historic photographs, reconstructions, maps and eyewitness accounts

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: English Heritage, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: Roger White
ISBN: 1848020104, 9781848020108
Note: Ill. on inside folded covers.
Physical Description: 40 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports., plan ; 29 cm.
Series: English Heritage guidebooks
Subject: EDWARD VII DUDLEY FAMILY FOLEY FAMILY; Witley Court (England) Guidebooks.; Witley Court (England) Buildings, structures, etc.

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Witley Court was one of the great country houses of England. After a devastating fire in 1937, it became one of the country's most spectacular ruins. In this vast 19th-century mansion life was lived on a grand scale, with week-long parties, glittering balls and Christmas trees hung with jewels. This new guide offers a tour and history of the house and gardens, which are now being restored, and is illustrated with historic photographs, reconstructions, maps and eyewitness accounts.