Short Breaks from Birmingham Reviews
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Newest Review: ... and these will be pointed out by your guide. I will not go into great detail regarding the interior of the house, as that would spoil many of the delightful surprises that lie in store for visitors, not to mention the fact that it would take me forever to do so! Indeed, this is a house full of wonders to delight the senses. Instead, I will point out a few highlights. One of the first ... more
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by - written on 30/07/02, updated on 31/07/02 (Very useful, 1940 readings)
(An idea for a cultural and historical day trip from Birmingham.) Ironic, isn't it, that the work of those who rejected the results of mass-production in Victorian England, was so avidly collected by wealthy manufacturers? Theodore Mander was one such rich industrialist. Having made his fortune as a paint and varnish manufacturer, he bought the original Wightwick (pronounced "Wit-tick") Manor and grounds. In keeping with such buildings of the late 16th and early 17th centuries, the house was not built to a grand scale, certainly not grand enough to satisfy Mr Mander. So, in 1887, he commissioned an architect by the name of Edward Ould ... Read the complete review
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