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Danson House
The Anatomy of a Georgian Villa

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ISBN
9781873592755
Author
Richard Lea and Chris Miele, with Gordon Higgott
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
April 2011
Format
Paperback
Extent
112 pages, 152 illustrations
Dimensions
219 x 276 mm
Series
Architectural History

Danson House: The Anatomy of a Georgian Villa tells the story of the house, the estate, its owners, and its restoration by English Heritage between 1995 and 2004 after a long period of neglect.

Written by two specialists who were closely involved in the conservation and repair work, it explains how the building evolved from the start of construction in 1762, as wings were added and then demolished, and how the interiors were later modified to accommodate Victorian standards of comfort.

Restoring these interiors to their appearance when the house was finished in the late 1760s has revealed Danson House as one of the glories of Georgian domestic architecture.

  • Offers a unique insight into the restoration of a superb example of domestic Georgian architecture
  • Written by two experts who were closely involved with the restoration work
  • Includes many beautiful photographs and reconstruction drawings

 


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