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Montacute House, Somerset.

Mark Girouard

Montacute House, Somerset.

by Mark Girouard

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Published by Country Life for the National Trust .
Written in English

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  • Montacute House.

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    Open LibraryOL13939730M

    Restaurants near Montacute House: ( km) The Phelips Arms Pub ( km) Masons Arms ( km) The Prince of Wales ( km) The Carpenters Arms ( km) Lord Nelson Inn; View all restaurants near Montacute House on Tripadvisor/5(K). Montacute is a very fine Elizabthen house well cared for by the National Trust. We visited with our son, daughter-in-law and our grandaughter (8) and Montacute was one of the most interesting houses for all ages. We did not have time to visit the gardens and may return in the /5(K).

    Montacute House, Montacute: See 1, reviews, articles, and photos of Montacute House, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 3 attractions in MontacuteK TripAdvisor reviews. Montacute House Cess works caring for the chickens at Montacute House but on her thirteenth birthday everything changes. She finds a precious locket hidden in the chicken coop and is convinced someone has placed it there for her to find.

      Cess may speak like a 21st century girl, but Montacute House offers readers an insight into the uncertainties of life in the Elizabethan era, touching on religious beliefs, espionage, witchcraft, prejudice, poverty and disease, which would make this book a 5/5(1). Filming Location Matching "Montacute House, Montacute, Somerset, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)/10(K).


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Montacute House, Somerset by Mark Girouard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Montacute House (Somerset) (National Trust Guidebooks) [Malcolm Rogers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The National Trust cares for the finest collection of historic buildings, gardens, parks, landscape and coastline in the world. Its famous and well-respected series of guidebooks provides the essential companion to your visit and a lasting souvenir of the experience.

Montacute House introduces us to Cess, a thirteen year old servant girl who works on this big estate house in Somerset during The historical detail is present but never over-bearing and I was drawn into the plot and the characters quickly and was really pleasantly surprised by this book/5.

Montacute House is a story of court intrigue, murderous mystery and happily ever after. A little disappointed with the predictable outcome to this story, there are also a couple of story threads that are left without purpose.

However despite this it still managed to be a solid read and a pacey adventure into the past. 2 people found this helpful/5(3).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 95 pages: illustrations (some color), 1 genealogical table, 2 plans, portraits (some color) ; 25 cm. The National Trust's Montacute House, Somerset, is a beautiful Elizabethan mansion with surrounding on: Montacute, TA15 6XP, Somerset.

Montacute House, Somerset (Accredited Museum) The Italian schools of painting. Somerset. book observations on the present state of the art by the Rev J T Right Reverend John Thomas James, () Bishop of Calcutta.

Montacute House actually exists in Somerset and the author, Lucy Jago spent a lot of time during her childhood exploring it's many rooms and expansive grounds. The main character is Cess, she is only thirteen and a lowly poultry girl at the great house/5(17). Montacute House in Somerset is a stunning Elizabethan mansion, built to impress by Sir Edward Phelips and now in the.

The surname Montacute was first found in Somerset. In the Domesday Book Drogo de Montacuto held lands under Robert, Earl of Morton and was one of the companions of the Conqueror in his quest to conquer England. As half-brother of the Conqueror, "this Drogo fixed his chief residence at the castle of Shipton-Montacute, co, Somerset.

Montacute House, Somerset is a masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design. With its towering walls of glass, glow of ham stone and its surrounding gardens, it is a place of beauty and wonder.

Sir Edward Phelips was the visionary force and money behind this masterpiece, which was completed in Montacute House was built in by Sir Edward Phelips, is an imposing structure, in the form of the letter E, feet long and 92 feet high; presents an E front with 41 Tudor windows, and with statues in the spaces between the windows of second storey; presents a W front of equally handsome character; includes a magnificent screen Location: Montacute, Somerset.

Montacute House. Montacute was built in the late s for Sir Edward Phelips, a wealthy lawyer. It has been attributed to William Arnold, one of the most talented provincial mason-architects of the time. The layout of Montacute consists of the orthodox H-shape used in a. Montacute House is undeniably handsome, and the gardens were quite nice as well, but save for the National Portrait Gallery space, and that thing that is probably a bas-relief, it was all just a little dull really (after seeing Longleat just a couple days before, I couldn’t help but notice the lack of whimsy at Montacute).

Montacute House NT, Yeovil, Somerset. 3, likes talking about this 21, were here. We endevour to respond to queries on Facebook Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, but the page is not monitored constantly/5(). By taxi: takes approx. 20 mins and costs approx. $50 (no need to book ahead) ARRIVING AT MONTACUTE Check-in is from pm (please contact us to.

Find books like Montacute House from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Montacute House also liked: Tunnel of Bones (C. A number of clues as to what is being filmed at Montacute House have been left on the roads around the mansion.

Series two of The Spanish Princess is due to air later in Author: Stephen D'albiac. Restaurants near Montacute House: ( mi) The Phelips Arms Pub ( mi) Masons Arms ( mi) The Prince of Wales ( mi) The Carpenters Arms ( mi) Lord Nelson Inn; View all restaurants near Montacute House on Tripadvisor/5(K).

and beautifully realised novel set in the Somerset of the s. Read more about the history of Montacute House, find out what it was like for Cess to live in Elizabethan times and view photographs of Montacute House in the gallery. Reviews “Jago writes lyrically and handles a complicated plot with aplomb.” Financial Times.

At the entrance to the mighty Montacute House is South Lodge. This stunning gate lodge dates back to the 16th-century and is constructed from local ham stone.

Sip a glass of wine on the terrace, or lounge in South Lodge’s private garden before heading over to explore the beautiful Montacute House. From Old Books dot Org. The Growth of the English House () Page 5.

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Alfred: “The Growth of the English House.Summary: Cess works caring for the chickens at Montacute House but on her thirteenth birthday everything changes. She finds a precious locket hidden in the chicken coop and is convinced someone has placed it there for her to find.

But the day is overshadowed by fear as a boy's body is found by the river, and then when William disappears.It was described as the greatest house in Somerset at the time and had a foot long gallery, still the longest in the country.

Montacute village got its name from the conical hill that rises up behind the house, 'steep hill' is Mons acutus in Latin.