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Victorian family at Lanhydrock

Mike England

Victorian family at Lanhydrock

"gone the happy dream"

by Mike England

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Published by Bodmin Books in [Bodmin] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agar-Robartes family -- History.,
  • Lanhydrock (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementa personal account based on the Lanhydrock archives by Mike England.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21143964M
    ISBN 10090453510X, 0904535103

    Soak up the festive atmosphere at Lanhydrock from Thurs 1st December until Friday 2nd January, 11am- 4pm. Visit the decorated gardens and house and see both ‘upstairs’ and ‘downstairs’ preparing for the Victorian family’s Christmas dinner. Father Christmas will be visiting too and you can book to see him from the end of October. Jan 8, - Explore buckymama's board "Lanhydrock - Once In Our Family", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cornwall, Cornwall england and Grand homes pins.

    Lanhydrock is a beautiful late Victorian country house set in its own extensive gardens and woodland. There is no better place to go to sample the delights of a traditional Victorian Christmas. The halls, dining room and garden will be decorated to welcome you, every day throughout December (except Christmas day and boxing day) from 11am to 4pm.   Ollie Williams is heir to the stunning 2, acre Lanhydrock estate in Cornwall - home to Lanhydrock House, a Victorian mansion which is part of the .

    Lanhydrock was originally built in the 17th century, but the house was almost destroyed by fire in and was rebuilt along the lines of a modern Victorian family home. The Gatehouse and North Wing survived the fire, and the Long Gallery still has the original Jacobean plaster ceiling, depicting scenes from the Old Testament. The Outer Hall:‭ ‬If you feel eager to rush through the house this area could be overlooked‭ ‬but don’t be in too much of a hurry.‭ ‬It contains all the portraits of the family who resided at Lanhydrock during the Victorian period and also a portrait of‭ ‬7th Viscount Clifden,‭ ‬who finally gave the house to the National.


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The Victorians and their legacy. The Victorian Agar-Robartes family - Thomas Charles, his wife Mary and their large family - came to Lanhydrock following tragedy and it was another tragedy that ultimately led to the family's decline.

However, unlike many previous occupants, they loved Lanhydrock and made it a. LANHYDROCK HOUSE Lanhydrock is a Victorian family home in a Jacobean mansion, surrounded by glorious gardens, an ancient estate and exciting cycling trails.

In the house you’ll see the elegant luxury of the family rooms contrasted with the staff quarters. Nonetheless, I can’t be too mad, as it did mean that Lanhydrock was officially opened to the public in At this time, three members of the Robartes family were still living on the estate, which is yet another reason why it’s such a perfectly preserved example of a Victorian home.

Victorian family at Lanhydrock book Lanhydrock Estate. Buy A Victorian Family at Lanhydrock: Gone the Happy Dream by Michael England (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Of course, it was written by a Gwyn Howells and a Mike England so I don't know who I spoke with but either way, a real find.

I also purchased "A Victorian Family at Lanhydrock "Gone the Happy Dream" by Mike England. This has marvelous photos of Tommy Agar-Robartes and wonderful personal histories of the family. After the devastation of the fire, Lanhydrock became a happy family home, lived in by Thomas Charles and Mary Agar-Robartes and their children, until, like so many others, their lives were shattered by the First World War.

A very British gentleman Lanhydrock's charismatic heir, Tommy Agar-Robartes, seemed destined for greatness. Victorian plant fashion at Lanhydrock, Cornwall. October 2, Jack Wallington. I’ve written about the Victorian era many times, Victorian interest in natural history and world wonder is a real attraction.

Victorians certainly loved plants more than we do now. No doubt a remnant of the family home and its use. Lanhydrock Estate Company. Into manage income taxes and death duties, the entire Cornish landholdings of the Agar-Roberts family were incorporated into the Lanhydrock Estate Company.

A Victorian Family at Lanhydrock: Gone the Happy Dream Michael England. Paperback. 13 offers from £ Trelissick Garden National Trust. out of 5 stars 1. Paperback.

5 offers from £ Next. Customers also viewed these products. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of s: 4. Lanhydrock remained in the same family for many years. By the s, their surname had changed to Agar-Robartes. On 4th Aprila devastating fire ripped through the building. Juliana Agar-Robartes, the lady of the house, became trapped and was rescued through an upstairs window.

Lanhydrock was almost destroyed, with only one part saved. Lanhydrock National Trust, Lanhydrock, Bodmin. 12, likes 1, talking about this 66, were here. The house and garden is open for most of the year and the house closes over most of the. Lanhydrock is not far south of Bodmin in Cornwall (I was there earlier this autumn); the current house is late Victorian as there was a disastrous fire which destroyed much of the house.

The building today stands in formal gardens, with the parish church and more informal gardens adjacent, all set in parkland and woodlands which lead down to. "I have visited Lanhydrock several times in later years and always think of the graciousness, generosity, concern and kindness of the [Agar] Robartes family” The late Rev.

Laurence E. Byrne C.R.L. November Despite the devastation caused to the family by the death of Tommy Agar-Robartes, the son and heir to the Lanhydrock estate, in. Paul Holden, The Honourable Thomas Charles Reginald Agar-Robartes MP () “A Very English Gentleman”, Lanhydrock House Journal, Winter /, p 3.

Mike England A Victorian Family at Lanhydrock, /, p 4. Devon and. by Jonathan Lovie Part 2: The Gardens in the 19 th and 20 th Centuries from Antiquarianism to Modernism.

The previous article traced the development of the gardens at Lanhydrock from medieval records of orchards attached to the monastic barton which stood on the site of Lanhydrock through to the improvements made by Anna Maria Hunt in the early 19th century, which were intended to.

Lanhydrock House and its estate remained in the Robartes family until when it was given to the National Trust by the 7th Viscount Clifden. Outside the original 17th century gatehouse is the main entrance to the house and Victorian gardens.

Lanhydrock is unquestionably one of the most impressive (and popular) historic houses in Cornwall. Built of local grey slate and granite around an inner courtyard, the house dates tothough most of the current building was the result of rebuilding after a fire in Lanhydrock National Trust, Lanhydrock, Bodmin.

11, likes talking about this 63, were here. The house is now open every day, 11ampm. .Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home.

Follow in the footsteps of generations of the Roba rtes family, walking in the 17th-century Long Gallery among the rare book collection under the remarkable plasterwork ceiling.

After a devastating fire in the house was refurbished in the high-Victorian style, with the latest.