1880 – Heythrop Park, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

SM 40 – Sep 14

Thomas Brassey – the railway magnate – purchased Heythrop Park as a wedding present for his son, Alfred, in 1869.   He then commissioned Alfred Waterhouse, the Quaker architect who was also responsible for the design of the Natural History Museum, Strangeways Prison and Pierremont Park in Darlington, Co Durham Continue reading “1880 – Heythrop Park, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire”