The English Usa House takes a have a look at the structure and interiors of sixty- shocking homes in a spread of architectural types spanning seven centuries—from the medieval Stokesay Fortress to the newly constructed, Lutyens-impressed Corfe Farm—delivered to Lifestyles during the global-well known pictures library of Country Life. Greater than 400 colour and black and white illustrations supply an perception into the structure, ornament, gardens, and panorama settings of those homes, which might be set into their architectural and historic context by means of the accompanying textual content and prolonged captions.
The e book supplies an entrée into the homes to which Country Lifestyles has had privileged get entry to over time, a lot of which might be nonetheless personal houses, ceaselessly occupied by means of descendants of the households that constructed them. Punctuating the e book at durations within the type of booklets on wealthy, uncoated paper are six essays by means of prime British architectural historians that set the English Usa area into its social context and chart the converting tastes in adorning and gathering, the improvement of ancillary homes, gardens and landscapes, and in any case, its affect in america.