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Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire: bridge entrance over the moat

NOTES: This moated manor house is an exemplar of the timber-framed Tudor black-and-white house. The earliest part of the Hall was probably built by Richard de Moreton in the mid 15th century. The west, or kitchen end was built (or rebuilt) by William Moreton c.1480. The last major extension was the south wing added in 1570-1580. The 'domestic block' was added to the south wing in the early 1600s.

Downton Castle, Downton-on-the-Rock, Herefordshire

Knight, Richard Payne (1750-1824)
NOTES: Built by Richard Payne Knight, virtuoso, archaeologist and anthropologist, c.1772-1778, this house is one of the earliest contrived castellated castles. Knight was assisted in the early stages of building by Thomas Farnolls Pritchard.

Stokesay Castle, Shropshire: the great hall with the Jacobean gatehouse in the background

NOTES: Completed at the end of the 13th century by the wool merchant, Lawrence of Ludlow, this is an important example of one of the earliest fortified houses of England. The gatehouse was added in 1640.

Fylingdales early warning station, Goathland

Air Ministry Works Department
NOTES: The 'sun' in the sky shown here is a photographer's trick, whereby a coin is printed with the negative to create a sun or moon. See RIBA93514 for a version without the 'sun'.

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

NOTES: The castle was begun in 1575, completed in 1636 and altered in the 18th century. William Burn remodelled the interiors in the mid-19th century.

Castle Houses, Buck Lane, Kingsbury, London

Trobridge, Ernest George (1884-1942)

Windsor Castle: the Great Kitchen

SOURCE: William Henry Pyne. The History of the royal residences (London, 1819), vol. 1, Windsor, facing p. 14