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Famous Houses in England
Red House in Bexleyheath in the southern suburbs of
London, England is a key building in the history of
the Arts and Crafts movement and of 19th century British
architecture. It was designed by its owner William
Morris and the architect Philip Webb, with wall paintings
and stained glass by Edward Burne-Jones.
Wilberforce House is the birth place of William Wilberforce
and is located in Kingston upon Hull, England.William
Wilberforce was an MP who was influential in the abolition
of slavery. The house is now a museum, which showcases
the life and work of one of Hull's most famous sons.
Badminton House is a large country house in Gloucestershire,
England, and has been the principal seat of the Dukes
of Beaufort since the late 17th century. The architect
William Kent renovated and extended the house in the
Palladian style in the early 18th century, but many
earlier elements remain. The sport of Badminton was
invented at the house.
Harewood House from A Complete History of the County
of York by Thomas Allen (1828–30), showing the
house before Barry altered the facades and added an
extra storey to the pavilions.Harewood House is a
country house near Harewood, West Yorkshire, England.
It is a member of Treasure Houses of England, a marketing
consortium for the ten foremost stately homes in England.