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Photographs of Charlecote, Warwickshire published by Norman Lucey.
Charlecote 1892 by Norman Lucey

Charlecote 1892 by Norman Lucey

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Charlecote

Charlecote in Warwickshire has been the home of the Lucy family since the 12th century. The present Elizabethan red brick house was built in 1551 by Sir Thomas Lucy. A new extension, constructed during the restoration of 1833, added a library and dining room. The Lucy's of Charlecote descend from the marriage of Walter de Cherlcote, the son of Thurstane de Montfort, with Cecily one of the daughters of Lord Lucy of Cockermouth and Egremont in Cumberland. Walter inherited the estate in 1189. The Lucy emblem of white pike or luces ‘hauriant’ is emblazoned everywhere in the house.

These enhanced computer generated images of the exterior of the house were created by the author from original glass magic lantern slides. They are some of the earliest photographs taken of Charlecote. Click the images to view at a higher resolution. The photographs were taken before 1892 by George Washington Wilson (1823-1893) of Aberdeen.

All images are copyright © 2014 Norman Lucey,
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Published by Norman Lucey
e-mail: norman@lucey.net
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