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July 15, 2018

Thomas Chippendale (1718 – 1779) was a London cabinet-maker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rocco, and Neoclassical styles. In 1754 he published a book of his designs, The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director. His superior designs were regarded as reflecting...

July 18, 2016

Nostell Priory was designed in the fashionable Palladian style, intended to be a symbol of the owner’s wealth and fashionable taste. It was almost completely furnished by Chippendale, including the chopping block in the kitchen.

The Top Hall at Nostell Priory remodelled by Robert...

July 15, 2016

The tour of some the UK's most significant country houses, which we  have recently completed in just under a week, has been one of our best road trips so far. It had been planned long ago and was much anticipated:  we were extremely excited to visit these treasuries, housing trem...

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