1892-1914 – Ewell Court House, Nr Epsom, Surrey

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 18 of: Continue reading “1892-1914 – Ewell Court House, Nr Epsom, Surrey”

1869 – Pierremont Park, Darlington, Co. Durham

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Soon after James Pulham and Son built the striking new boat house at Sandringham in 1868, they were asked to build another on a magnificent country estate called Pierremont, in Darlington, County Durham.   The mansion was a fine example of Gothic design, and was once the home of Henry Pease, a member of one of Darlington’s foremost Quaker families, and youngest son of Edward Pease, the ‘Father of the Railways’.   Fig 1 is a photograph of Pierremont House, taken c.1875. Continue reading “1869 – Pierremont Park, Darlington, Co. Durham”