Treasure Houses of Britain

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season

This is not just about some of the world's best-loved buildings, spectacular as they are; it is about the treasures within that tell a human story, from the tapestries which the First Duke of Marlborough commissioned to celebrate his triumph at the Battle of Blenheim, to the Italian pietra dura cabinet which the Medicis gave to the owners of Burghley - the greatest Elizabethan house in England

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Boughten House
5. Boughten House
April 16, 2011
Boughten; the house they call the English Versailles. A jewel box in the English Countryside, and collections from yesterday, and today.
Boughten House
5. Boughten House
April 16, 2011
Boughten; the house they call the English Versailles. A jewel box in the English Countryside, and collections from yesterday, and today.
Holkham Hall
4. Holkham Hall
April 16, 2011
Holkham Hall, home of the Earls of Lester, a paladin mansion in the North North of countryside, and the marble hall modeled on the temples of Rome.
Holkham Hall
4. Holkham Hall
April 16, 2011
Holkham Hall, home of the Earls of Lester, a paladin mansion in the North North of countryside, and the marble hall modeled on the temples of Rome.
Blenheim Palace
3. Blenheim Palace
April 16, 2011
On this episode; what they did for the man who won The Battle of Blenheim, a house fit for a national hero, and memories of Winston Churchill for who's ancestors Blenheim Palace was built 300 years ago.
Blenheim Palace
3. Blenheim Palace
April 16, 2011
On this episode; what they did for the man who won The Battle of Blenheim, a house fit for a national hero, and memories of Winston Churchill for who's ancestors Blenheim Palace was built 300 years ago.
Chatsworth
2. Chatsworth
April 16, 2011
This time on Treasure Houses of Britain we cover Chatsworth; homes of the dukes of Devonshire. Ancestors by the score, the new duke arranges his family tree, and the greatest garden in Darbyshire.
Chatsworth
2. Chatsworth
April 16, 2011
This time on Treasure Houses of Britain we cover Chatsworth; homes of the dukes of Devonshire. Ancestors by the score, the new duke arranges his family tree, and the greatest garden in Darbyshire.
Burghley
1. Burghley
April 16, 2011
On this episode we explore the Cecils of Burghley; collectors on a grand scale, the rooms they designed to entertain a queen who never came, and how to keep alive England's greatest Elizabethan house.
Burghley
1. Burghley
April 16, 2011
On this episode we explore the Cecils of Burghley; collectors on a grand scale, the rooms they designed to entertain a queen who never came, and how to keep alive England's greatest Elizabethan house.
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This is not just about some of the world's best-loved buildings, spectacular as they are; it is about the treasures within that tell a human story, from the tapestries which the First Duke of Marlborough commissioned to celebrate his triumph at the Battle of Blenheim, to the Italian pietra dura cabinet which the Medicis gave to the owners of Burghley - the greatest Elizabethan house in England

Treasure Houses of Britain is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on April 16, 2011.

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  • Premiere Date
    April 16, 2011