18th century English architecture


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No. 76:

Michelmersh Court, Hampshire, England. 

Built in the late 18th century. 

It was the home of the broadcaster David Frost and was recently for sale.  


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No. 59:

Stourhead Houses, England. 

Built between 1721 and 1725 to the designs of Colen Campbell. It was gutted by fire in the early 20th century, although it was restored. 

It is run by the National Trust and is particularly well known for its beautiful gardens. 


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No 30:

Stowe House, Buckinghamshire, England. 

The earlier house was rebuilt circa 1683 by William Cleare. The porticos (one now demolished) were added from the 1720s to 1730s by Vanbrugh and William Kent. Robert Adam added the colonnades in the 1770s. 

The gardens have structures by William Kent and James Gibbs. Capability Brown created much of the landscape seen today. 


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No 2:

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England. 

Built 1687-1707, with some remnants of the original 1560s house. 


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No 38: Biddesden House

Built Circa 1711

(Although the majority of the photographs are older black and white ones, the house remains in excellent lived in condition). 


Royal Residences:

Buckingham Palace

Clarence House / Balmoral Castle / Sandringham House / Buckingham Palace / Windsor Castle / Kensington Palace / Holyrood Palace / St James’s Palace 


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No. 77:

Coughton Court, Warwickshire, England.

The gatehouse, dating from around 1530, is the oldest part of the building. There are later extensions. 

it has been the home of the Throckmorton family since the 15th century.