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Famous Jacobean architecture buildings

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List of famous buildings in the Jacobean architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Jacobean architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Jacobean architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Jacobean architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. This list features Hatfield House, Green Lane Masjid and more.

This list is a great source for answering the questions, "What are the most famous Jacobean architecture buildings?" and "What do Jacobean architecture buildings look like?"


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    Aston Hall
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    Aston Hall is a Grade I listed Jacobean house in Aston, Birmingham, England, designed by John Thorpe and built between 1618 and 1635. In 1864 the house was bought by Birmingham Corporation, becoming the first historic country house to pass into municipal ownership, and is still owned by Birmingham City ...more

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    Astor Home for Children

    The Astor Home for Children building, home to Astor Services for Children & Families, is located on Mill Street in Rhinebeck, New York, United States. It is sponsored by Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of New York, and provides mental health services to children on an inpatient and outpatient ...more

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    Bacon's Castle

    Bacon's Castle
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    Bacon's Castle, also variously known as "Allen's Brick House" or the "Arthur Allen House" is located in Surry County, Virginia, USA, and is Virginia's oldest documented brick dwelling. Built in 1665, it is noted as an extremely rare example of Jacobean architecture in the New World. The house became ...more

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    Bank Hall

    Bank Hall is a Jacobean mansion in Bretherton, Lancashire, England. It is a Grade II* listed building. The hall was built on the site of an older house in 1608 by the Banastres who were lords of the manor. The hall was extended during the 18th and 19th centuries. Extensions were built for George Anthony ...more

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    Among several English houses with the name Charlton House, the most prominent is a Jacobean building in Charlton, London. It is regarded as the best-preserved ambitious Jacobean house in Greater London. It was built in 1607-12 of red brick with stone dressing, and has an "E"-plan layout. The interior ...more

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    Crewe Hall

    Crewe Hall is a Jacobean mansion located near Crewe Green, east of Crewe, in Cheshire, England. Described by Nikolaus Pevsner as one of the two finest Jacobean houses in Cheshire, it is listed at grade I. Built in 1615–36 for Sir Randolph Crewe, it was one of the county's largest houses in the 17th ...more

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    Florence Institute

    Florence Institute
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    The Florence Institute for Boys known colloquially as 'The Florrie' is a local landmark and a Grade II listed building on Mill Street in Dingle, South Liverpool, England.more

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    Green Lane Masjid

    The Markazi Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith UK, commonly referred to as Green Lane Mosque, is one of Birmingham's and Britain's major mosques. Established in the 1970s, the Masjid occupies a prominent corner site in Green Lane, Small Heath, Birmingham. One of the buildings had been constructed as a public library ...more

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    Hatfield House is a country house set in a large park, the Great Park, on the eastern side of the town of Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. The present Jacobean house was built in 1611 by Robert Cecil, First Earl of Salisbury and Chief Minister to King James I and has been the home of the Cecil family ...more

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    Holland House
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    Holland House, originally known as Cope Castle, was a great house in Kensington in London, situated in what is now Holland Park. Created in 1605 in the Elizabethan or Jacobean style for the diplomat Sir Walter Cope, the building later passed to the powerful Rich family, then the Fox family, under whose ...more

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    Knole House
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    Knole House is an English country house in the civil parish of Sevenoaks in west Kent. Sevenoaks consists of the town itself and then Knole Park a 1,000-acre park, within which the house is situated. Knole is one of England's largest houses, the National Trust attribute a possibility of its having at ...more

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    Moat House is a Grade II* listed building situated in Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. It is part of the Anchorage Road conservation area. The property was designed and built in 1680 as a mansion house by William Wilson, builder, architect and student of Sir Christopher Wren, as a home ...more

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    The Old Hall Hotel, Sandbach, is a public house and restaurant in High Street, Sandbach. Cheshire, England. It was built in 1656 on the site of a previous manor house, and since been extended. In the 18th century it was used as a coaching inn and hotel. It closed as a hotel in 2005, it was unused for ...more

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    Rufford Old Hall

    Rufford Old Hall is a National Trust property in Rufford, Lancashire, England. Built in about 1530 for Sir Robert Hesketh, only the Great Hall, survives from the original structure. A brick-built wing in the Jacobean style was added in 1661, at right angles to the Great Hall, and a third wing was added ...more

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    Swarkestone Hall Pavilion

    Swarkestone Hall Pavilion also known as Swarkestone Stand and The Grandstand is a 17th-century pavilion 200 metres north of the ruins of Swarkestone Hall, Swarkestone, Derbyshire. It is a Grade I listed building located to the south of Chellaston on the A514. The pavilion was constructed between ...more

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    Wollaton Hall
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    Wollaton Hall is an Elizabethan country house standing on a small but prominent hill in Wollaton Park, Nottingham, England. The house is now Nottingham Natural History Museum, with Nottingham Industrial Museum in the out-buildings. The surrounding park land is regularly used for large-scale outdoor ...more

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