Case Studies - Knightshayes Court

Knightshayes was constructed as the family home for the Heathcote-Amorys, whose original fortune was associated to Nottingham's Victorian lace and textile industries.

Largely constructed between 1869 and 1874, disagreements between the owner Sir John Heathcote-Amory and the architect William Burges, came to a head when Sir John rejected Burges' lavish plans for the interior. Sir John decided instead to appoint John Diblee Crace to design Knightshayes' interiors, which he completed in 1883.

In the 1960's the library was extensively remodelled by the...

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