Built in 1880 by a local brewer, Sunnycroft is typical of the Edwardian gentleman's suburban villa. It is one of the very few villas to have survived, complete with mini-estate and largely unaltered contents and decoration. At one time there would have been tens of thousands of similar properties on the outskirts of towns and cities throughout Britain. Sunnycroft makes no claims to great architecture and is rather solid and conservative in style. It is a medley of Old English styles - the broad Gothic of the exterior, the ...

Sunnycroft, Shropshire 2012, National Trust, Swindon

ISBN-13: 9781843594277

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