Karen’s Tudor Dolls Home

Tudor HouseYou all the time search for one of the best fireplace to maintain heat, in the course of the winter season. Built for local industrialist, Arthur Hemmingway, Heathcote close to Ilkley is altogether a distinct proposition from Barton St. Mary. Finished in native stone, it is an imposingly grand house with echoes of a stately residence. Internally neo-classical design reigns with pillars and ornate coving. Within the Dining Room we see a simple bolection design with a large Adamesque fire design superimposed over it. It is a unusual mixture, possibly specified by Mr. Hemingway himself. Bolection designs, with their unpretentious moulded form have been extraordinarily popular, some inside bigger Adam-type designs, others forming the whole hearth had been frequent in other Lutyens houses – Great Maytham in Kent, Nashdom in Taplow, Berkshire and Temple Dinsley in Hertfordshire. Lutyens was usually involved in modernisation of older homes the place as soon … Read more