Croome

Croome

National Trust Guide

by National National Trust and National Trust Staff

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 31/07/2016

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Croome is a place of incredible innovation, devastating loss, remarkable survival, and magnificent restoration. Outside is the grandest of English 18th-century landscapes, "Capability" Brown's masterful first commission, while at the heart of the park lies Croome Court, once home to the Earls of Coventry. Croome Court was Brown's first major architectural project as well as Robert Adam's first important commission. This guidebook explores some of the many surprising stories of Croome, from the trend-setting design demanded by the 6th Earl, and his belief in championing young talent, to the part it played in World War II as a secret airbase. Featuring stunning new photography and evocative archive images, this guidebook not only looks back at Croome's fascinating past, but also reveals how, after decades of separation, the Palladian mansion and its designed landscape have been brought back together again, as "Capability" Brown, Robert Adam, and the 6th Earl originally intended.
ISBN:
9781843595977
9781843595977
Category:
Museum
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
31-07-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
History Press Limited, The
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
210x210mm

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