This May 2009 itinerary covered Burton Agnes Hall (1601-10), Nunnington Hall, Duncombe Park and Rievaulx Terrace, Sledmere House (1783-1800) and the magnificent Castle Howard, setting for the 1981 TV and 2008 film adaptations of Brideshead Revisited, including Nicholas Hawksmoor’s Mausoleum (1731-42).
The 40-page generously illustrated handbook provides detailed notes of the history and architecture of each of these houses, together with suggestions for background reading.
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