Built in the Elizabethan style, Highclere was remodelled in 1838 for the 3rd Earl of Carnarvon by Sir Charles Barry. The park was landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown and surrounds the house and gardens.
The fishing lodge or cottage ornee was probably designed by John Nash for the Pitt-Rivers family at the beginning of the nineteenth century. On the west side of the River Test, the estate has been owned by the Busk family since 1910….
Upton Grey, Hampshire
Charles Holme, founder of the Arts and Crafts magazine The Studio, moved from the Red House, Bexley to the fifteenth century manor house at Upton Grey which he had bought in 1906.
Incorporating the earlier monastic buildings into a house, Sir William Sandys built Mottisfont in sixteenth century. In the twentieth century the house and garden were restored and the property was given to the National Trust in 1957.