manor house

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Synonyms for manor house

the mansion of a lord or wealthy person

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It is one of England's best-preserved medieval fortified manor houses.
Yes, Leeds Castle existed as a fortified manor house at the top of Boar Lane on Mill Hill at this time and lasted for about 200 years.
To be fair, it can claim two others in the shape of a museum of the Shropshire Hills and Stokesay Castle, the striking fortified manor house on its outskirts.
The "Palace" is the ruins of a fortified manor house built in 1255 by Adam of Jesmond.
For hundreds of years it stood as a fortified manor house but became derelict after being turned into a hotel and gutted by fire in 1978.
The fortified manor house can be found nestled deep in woods on top of a hill on the edge of the Derwent Valley not far from Whickham Golf Club and has been deemed the best medieval house on Tyneside.
Edward's son, the first English 'Prince of Wales', was born here in 1284 rw090207Aerial50; Bodysgallen Hall - now a hotel and spa - has 13th Century origins and stands in over 200 acres of its own parkland south of Llandudno with views of Snowdonia and Conwy Castle rw120207Aeriall; Penrhyn Castle, a 19th Century neo-Norman 'fantasy' near Bangor, built for slate quarry owner George Dawkins Pennant, was originally a medieval fortified manor house rw120207Aerialc; Erddig Hall, a stately home near Wrexham, was built between 1684 and 1687 during the reign of King James II.
This winter, you can enjoy two tickets for the price of one at many of English Heritage's top sites throughout the West Midlands, from the Britain's largest castle ruins and re-created Elizabethan garden at Kenilworth Castle or manicured gardens and new woodland trail at Witley Court, near Worcester, to the 'grand castle in miniature' at Stokesay Castle, the fortified manor house near Ludlow.
Begun in the late 15th or early 16th century as a fortified manor house, Gwydir acquired additions in the 1540s incorporating reused gothic building material from nearby Maenan Abbey, and was given a fine Elizabethan porch and gardens in the 1590s.
The Grade I-listed Hollinside fortified manor house overlooks Derwent Walk Country Park in Gateshead.
One of the largest and most impressive of English medieval castles, Raby Castle, in Country Durham, Northumbria, was built in the mid-14th century on the site of an earlier fortified manor house by the powerful Neville family who owned it until the Rising of the North in 1569, Raby Castle has been the home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626.
Hoghton Tower is a spectacular fortified manor house a few miles to the east of Preston, with a mile-long approach drive that rises some 400 feet and is the venue for the spring runs.
Bishop Hugh de le Puiset turned the fortified manor house on the site into a country seat in 1183.
During the 14th century Sir Herbert Scurlage, who was related by marriage to the Mansel family, built a fortified manor house known as Scurlage Castle or 'Scorlayges Kaestel' a few hundred yards from the village.
The Segrave family were probably the builders of what was originally a fortified manor house.