Synopsis by Laura Mahnken
Viewers are invited to tour some of Britain's most impressive and magnificent homes in Treasure Houses of Britain. Each program in this three part series is hosted by John Julius Norwich, the Viscount, who takes us behind the doors of homes built as early as the 15th century. Explore the history of the house and its architectural innovation and learn from current owners the unique challenges of owning and living in such a historic home. Treasure Houses of Britain, Program 1: Building for Eternity features the following houses: The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Bottesford, Hardwick Hall, Burghley House, Wilton House, and Chatsworth.
famous-structures, British, home, house