Your full guide to Highclere Castle, the Gardens and Grounds with dozens of full colour photographs of the State Rooms, bedrooms and gardens. It tells the story of Highclere Estate from Iron Age times to the present day.
Originally owned by the Bishops of Winchester, the site has had occupied dwellings for 1,300 years. It passed into the Carnarvon family in 1679. A medieval 'Elizabethan Placehouse' gave way to a 'Georgian Mansion' and on to the Victorian 'Highclere Castle', commissioned by the 3rd Earl of Carnarvon from Sir Charles Barry, pre-eminent Victorian architect of his day, who built the Houses of Parliament at the same time as constructing the Castle. 74pp.
Size: 26cm x 21cm (10.25" x 8.5") approx.
Weight: 0.34kg (8oz).
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