Derbyshire (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England) (Hardcover)

Derbyshire (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England) By Clare Hartwell, Nikolaus Pevsner, Elizabeth Williamson Cover Image

Derbyshire (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England) (Hardcover)

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This is the essential guide to the architecture of Pevsner’s “county of contrasts,” home to an amazingly diverse assortment of landmarks. Among Derbyshire’s many distinguished country houses are Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall. 17th-century highlights include the adventurous architecture of Bolsover Castle and the Baroque splendors of Chatsworth, while the dazzling Neoclassical interiors of Kedleston Hall are the summit of the county’s many Georgian achievements. Numerous spa towns, pioneering industrial settlements, and parish churches from Anglo-Saxon to modern are also included. The settings range from the Trent valley to the sublime landscape of the Peak District, making Derbyshire one of England’s most visually arresting counties.  
Clare Hartwell is an independent architectural historian based in Manchester. 
Product Details ISBN: 9780300215595
ISBN-10: 0300215592
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: September 27th, 2016
Pages: 800
Language: English
Series: Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England
“The sheer diligence of fieldwork is breath-taking… With these volumes in hand, glorious days of exploration lie ahead.”—Marcus Binney, Country Life
— Marcus Binney

“one of Hartwell’s best revisions”—Elain Harwood, C20 June 2017
— Elain Harwood