• England's Thousand Best Houses See large image

    England's Thousand Best Houses (Paperback) By (author) Simon Jenkins


    Sorry we can't get this title, the button below links through to AbeBooks who may have this title (opens in new window).

    Try AbeBooks | Add to wishlist
    Also available in...
    Paperback $29.69

    Description'A hymn to good architecture, an ode to authentic domestic interiors ! buy, beg, borrow or steal a copy to keep in the car. No other book (apart from his 1,000 Churches) will prompt so many joyous detours' - Christopher Hudson, "Daily Mail". England's houses are a treasure trove of riches and a unique, living record of the nation's history. Simon Jenkins' magnificent guide selects the finest palaces, mansions, halls, castles and cottages throughout the land, from the stately to the humble, in a glorious celebration of English life.

Other books

Other people who viewed this bought | Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 10 of 10


Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for England's Thousand Best Houses

    England's Thousand Best Houses
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Jenkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1088
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 50 mm
    Weight: 739 g
    ISBN 13: 9780141039299
    ISBN 10: 0141039299

    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    BISAC V2.8: ARC003000
    BIC subject category V2: AMK
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005000
    DC22: 728.0942
    Thema V1.0: AMK
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-E
    Illustrations note
    16 pp colour inset
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    02 July 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Simon Jenkins is chairman of the National Trust and one of Britain's most prominent journalists. He currently writes for the Sunday Times and the Guardian and has edited both the Evening Standard and The Times. He is the author of many books on politics, history and architecture, including most recently Thatcher and Sons. He was knighted in 2004 and made chairman of the National Trust in July 2008.
    Review quote
    'This wonderful book makes me want to take a year off ! and plunge off into what Jenkins has memorably described as "the theatre of our shared memory' - Adam Nicolson, Evening Standard 'This is the perfect book to have beside your bed or on the back seat of your car ! Jenkins's zeal is infectious. He quite rightly sees England's greatest houses as collectively nothing less than a wonder of the world' - Geordie Greig, Literary Review