Originally published in 1928. A well illustrated history and study of various types of early rural buildings and design. Contents include: About Manor Houses - The Hall - Kitchen and Offices - Gatehouses and Chapels - Doorways and Windows - Chimneys and Fireplaces - Stairways - Dovecotes and Sundials - About Castles - Early Norman Castles - The Keep - Edwardian and Later Castles - The Barbican and other Defences - The Armoury - Chapels - Story of Corfe Castle etc.
Many of the earliest books on architecture, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.