An Old English Home and Its Dependencies

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AN OLD ENGLISH HOME.



AN


OLD ENGLISH HOME


AND ITS DEPENDENCIES


BY

S. BARING-GOULD


 


ILLUSTRATED BY F. BLIGH BOND


 


METHUEN & CO.

36 ESSEX STREET, W.C.

LONDON

1898



CONTENTS
 
Chapter page
I. Paternal Acres 1
II. The Manor House 29
III. The Domestic Hearth 49
IV. Old Furniture 68
V. Ceilings 85
VI. The Parish Church 98
VII. The Village Inn 153
VIII. The Manor Mill 175
IX. The Farmhouse 190
X. Cottages 216
XI. The Village Doctor 243
XII. Scapegraces 269
XIII. Hedges 290
XIV. Underground Rights  307



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

page
An Old English Home Frontispiece
Marianne's Cottage 3
The Cottage of the "Savages" 11
The Manor House, South Wraxall, Wiltshire 31
Chateau de Tumilhac 41
Battlemented Transom 45
A Chimney-piece (End of Seventeenth Century) 51
The Settle 57
The Chimney-top, Ancient and Modern 63
Fireplace and Chimney-piece, York 65
Chair (1840) 69
Chair (Sixteenth Century) 70
A Chest of Drawers (1652) 75}
The Livery Cupboard 77
Portion of an Old Plaster Ceiling near Leeds 85
The Drawing-room, Dunsland, Devon 87
The Old Pulpit, Kenton 101
The Modern-Gothic Pulpit, Kenton 104
Staverton Rood Screen 131
Inside the Village Inn 155
The Old George Inn, Glastonbury 169
Old Mill in Cornwall 183
Plan of Buildings at Anseremm 193
Anseremme, on the Meuse 197
An Essex Farmhouse 207
Old Cottages at Henbury 219
Wonson Manor 279
Alabaster Slab with Footprints, Vatican, Rome 295
Devonshire Hedges 306


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