The Quick Intro
I am an architectural historian, writer and broadcaster and here you can read about my writing, editing, broadcasting, lectures and talks, study days, and other activities, as well as a blog of my travels. I do hope you find it useful, please feel free to get in touch with any queries.
Look out for…
New book just out on Moggerhanger Park, which I co-edited with Jane Brown; available only from Moggerhanger House, profits go towards restoration, repair and redecoration.
If you would like to purchase a copy of the book please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 01767 641 007
(plus P&P £6.00)
This year English Country House Interiors was shortlisted for a 2012 Spears Book Award, although the award went to Oliver Messel: In the theatre of design, edited by Thomas Messel, in which I had contributed two chapters.
“Travels in English Country Houses” at the Vivat Trust AGM, September 24, 2013
“English Country House Interiors”, Harrogate Fine Arts Society, at Harrogate Royal Hall, October 19, 2013
“Country houses & the funerary monuments of the aristocracy”, Monument and Mausoleum Trust, November 5, 2013
“Jane Austen and Bonomi”, in The Georgian Group Journal, May 2013
“Behind the Green Baize Door”, in Hudson’s Heritage Annual, 2013, 94-97
“The modern gun room” in The Field, April, 2013, 83-85
Review of “The Wry Romance of the Literary Rectory” by Deborah Alun-Jones, Country Life, April 10, 2013
“Living in the Old Rec”, Country Life, March 6, 2013, 56-61
“The Cotswolds on Horseback”, Country Life, October 10, 2012
Review of In Search of Rex Whistler in Country Life, November 28, 2012
An archive of my articles can be view here
BBC Radio Tees – Mike Parr
Download Radio Interview (3.7 MB – mp3)
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire – Liz Fraser
Download Radio Interview (5.5 MB – mp3)
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire SPAB week – Great Country Houses
Download Radio Interview (25 MB – mp3)
I hope you’ll enjoy looking around the site and find what you’re looking for. I welcome your feedback and look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for visiting.