Lucinda Lambton's Elevations And Revelations

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Lucinda Lambton embarks on a tour of some of her favourite buildings by visiting Claydon House, the 18th-century home to a singing staircase, a fantasy Chinese tea room, the severed hand of Charles I's standard bearer, and Florence Nightingale

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings by visiting the extraordinary Tower House, designed, built and lived in by the Victorian medievalist William Burges. A 13th-century castle reborn, William Morris described it as more of a poem than a house.

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings by visiting Chillingham, one of Britain's oldest inhabited castles.

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings. This week she visits Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute, a castle built by the richest man in Victorian Britain.

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Lucinda continues her tour of favourite buildings. This week she visits Hatchlands in Surrey, home to over 30 pianos, and Robert Adam's first interior.

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Lucinda concludes her tour of favourite buildings with her favourite of all - the 19th-century rectory in Buckinghamshire in which she lives.

01Claydon House20150912 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. A singing staircase and fantasy tearoom. The architectural historian tours the 18th-century house in Aylesbury Vale. From August 2000.

A singing staircase and fantasy tearoom. The historian tours the 18th-century house.

A singing staircase and fantasy tearoom. The architectural historian tours the 18th-century house in Aylesbury Vale. From August 2000.

02Tower House20150919 (BBC7)
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Architectural historian Lucinda Lambton tours designer William Burges's London home.

An extraordinary Victorian town house. Architectural historian Lucinda Lambton tours designer William Burges's London home. From August 2000.

03Chillingham Castle20151003 (BBC7)
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The architectural historian revels in a fabulous restoration in Alnwick, Northumberland.

The architectural historian revels in a fabulous restoration in Alnwick, Northumberland. From September 2000.

04Mount Stuart20151010 (BBC7)
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The architectural historian marvels at an unfinished Scottish stately home.

The architectural historian marvels at an unfinished Scottish stately home where building work started in 1879. From September 2000.

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The historian visits Hatchlands Park near Guilford.

The historian visits Hatchlands Park near Guilford, featuring Robert Adam's first English interior. From September 2000.

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20151025 (BBC7)

The architectural historian visits a favourite 19th-century rectory, her own house.

The architectural historian visits a favourite 19th-century rectory, her own house. With Dan Cruickshank. From September 2000.