The Big House: The Story of a Country House and Its Family

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HarperCollins, 2004 - Country homes - 420 pages
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Sykes is the third son of a baronet whose large beautiful Georgian house on the Yorkshire Wolds, Sledmere, has been cherished by seven generations. He has written a meticulously researched history of the property. His descriptions of the rooms and grounds, of its pictures and furniture, and keenly observed and feel superbly authentic.

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Sykes specializes in the photography of architecture and interiors.

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