by Pitkin Pictorials .
Written in English
|Series||Pride of Britain series|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
Home > Books and Comics > Books M-S > Stately Homes and Castles Tour Guides > The History and Treasures of Wilton House, Salisbury The History and Treasures of Wilton House, Salisbury £ Beautiful illustration of the south front of the Stately Home Wilton House, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, country seat of the Earls of Pembroke for years. This is the original artwork from Look and Learn no. , 15th June Wanted: Digital copies of Group photographs, Scrapbooks, Autograph books, photo albums, newspaper clippings, letters, postcards and ephemera relating to the Great you have any unwanted photographs, documents or items from the First or Second World War, please do not destroy them. The Wartime Memories Project will give them a good home and ensure that they are used for educational . Overview Wilton House has been the Earl of Pembroke’s ancestral home for over four and a half centuries. Rebuilt in the Palladian style in by Inigo Jones & John Webb, with further alterations made by James Wyatt in , the chief architectural features are the 17th-century State Apartments and the 19th Cloisters.
Wilton House is located in Wilton, in the county of Wiltshire in England. There was a priory on the site of Wilton House from the year , but the present house was largely built around by William Herbert, 1 st Earl of Pembroke. Wilton house is still in private ownership and is currently owned by the 18 th Earl of Pembroke. Origin/meaning The arms were officially granted on Novem The gold bars are from the arms of the City of Salisbury and the green bars are from the arms of the Wiltshire County Council. The white lions from the arms of the Earls of Pembroke and Montgomery, who are seated at Wilton House, represent Wilton. Wilton House is an English country house at Wilton near Salisbury in Wiltshire. It has been the country seat of the Earls of Pembroke for over years. The first recorded building on the site of Wilton House was a priory founded by King Egbert circa The Wilsaetes and Wilton were to give their name to the whole county of Wiltshire. It is likely that a shire based on Wilton existed by the first half of the 8th century, although it is first mentioned in as Wilsaete and later in the 9th century as Wiltunscir. The historic county boundaries were .
Salisbury (Conn.: Town) -- History Publisher [New Haven, Conn., The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor co.] Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English. All books set in Salisbury on the global book map. We found 68 books set in Salisbury and 29 others set nearby Salisbury: The History of an English Cathedral City by David Burnett. Wilton House (2 books) Amesbury (2 books) Stonehenge (87 books). Wilton House Archive. Estate and family papers, are held at: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3QN. Tel: Fax: Email: [email protected] Website: All research enquiries involving archive material should be directed to the History Centre. Mentioned in the Doomsday book, Wilton was the seat of the Bishop of Wiltshire until The introduction of weaving in the late 17th century resulted in the founding of the famous Wilton Royal Carpet Factory, which was the first of its kind in the country, and still exists today.