Books published during the month on the subject of British and Irish stately homes
(in publishing date order):
Renewed Life for Scottish Castles by R Fawcett and A Rutherford, CBA (14 Apr).
Bosvathick House by Stephen Tyrrell, website (May).
The Private Life of a Country House
by Lesley Lewis (nee Lawrence), about life in 1912-39 at
Pilgrim’s Hall, Essex, reprint of 1980 edition,
Paperback, RRP £10, 160 pages, History Press/National Trust,
ISBN 075246051X, 978-0752460512 (1 May).
Eccentric Wealth: The Bulloughs of Rum by Alastair Scott on Kinloch Castle (1 May).
Strawberry Hill: Horace Walpole’s Gothic Castle paperback of 2007 (5 May).
National Trust Desk Diary and Pocket Diary 2012, RRP £13 & £8 (5 May).
The Irish Country House: Its Past, Present and Future, 9th conference (20 May).
Vitruvius Scoticus by William Adam, reprint of 1812 book (20 May).
Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools by Vivien Rolf, Shire Library (24 May).
Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden by JB Tankard, CL (25 May).
England’s Lost Houses by Giles Worsley, paperback of 2002 hardcover (25 May).
Strawberry Hill & Horace Walpole: Essential Guide by John Iddon (31 May).
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