The Big House: The Story of a Country House and Its Family
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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The Big House: The Story of a Country House and its Family
Christopher Simon Sykes
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