The Nineteenth-Century Country House
Dutton, Ralph. The English Country House. New York, C. Scribner's son; London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1936.
The fashioning and functioning of the British Country House . Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art; Hanover, N.H.: Distributed by the University Press of New England, 1989.
Fedden, Robin. The Country House Guide: Historic Houses in Private Ownership in England, Wales, and Scotland. London: J. Cape, 1979.
Girouard, Mark. A Country House Companion. Yale University Press, 1987
Girouard, Mark. The Victorian Country House. New Haven: Yale University, 1979 [Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1971].
The Golden Age of the Country House. New York: Mayflower Books, c1980.
Hall, Michael. The English Country House: from the Archives of "Country Life," 1897-1939. London: M. Beazley, 1994.
Harris, John. A Country House Index: an Index to over 2000 Country Houses Illustrated in 107 books of Country Views published between 1715 and 1872, together with a list of British Country House Guides and Country House Art Collection Catalogues for the Period, 1726-1870. Shalfleet Manor (Isle of Wight), Pinhorns, 1971.
Holmes, Michael. The Country House Described: an Index to the Country Houses of Great Britain and Ireland. Winchester, UK: Saint Paul's Bibliographies in association with Victoria & Albert Museum, 1986.
Jackson-Stops, Gervase. The English Country House: A Grand Tour. Boston: Little, Brown; Washington: National Gallery of Art, c1985.
Jenkins, Simon. England's Thousand Best Houses. London: Penguin, 2005.
Littlejohn, David. The Fate of the English Country House. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Strong, Roy C. The Destruction of the Country House, 1875-1975. London: Thames and Hudson, 
Yorke, Trevor. The Country House Explained. Newbury: Countryside, 2003.
Wilson, Michael I. The English Country House and Its Furnishings. London: Batsford, 1977.
Wilson, Richard. Creating Oaradise: the Building of the English Country House, 1660-1880. London; New York: Hambledon and London, 2000.
Social History of the Country House
Cook, Olive. The English Country House: an Art and a Way of Life. London: Thames and Hudson, 1974; New York: Putnam, .
Escott, T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet). Society in the Country House. London, T. F. Unwin, 1907.
Gerard, Jessica. Country House Life: Family and Servants, 1815-1914. Oxford [England]; Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1994.
Girouard, Mark. Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural history. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978.
Horn, Pamela. Ladies of the Manor: Wives and Daughters in Country-House society, 1830-1918. Wolfeboro Falls, NH: A. Sutton, 1992.
Jackson-Stops, Gervase. The English Country House in Perspective. New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1990
Nevill, Ralph. English Country House Life, 1865-1930 London, Methuen .
Waterson, Merlin. The Servants' Hall: A Downstairs History of a British Country House. New York: Pantheon Books, 1980.
Before the Victorians
Airs, Malcolm. The Making of the English Country House, 1500-1640. London: Architectural Press, 
Airs, Malcolm. The Tudor & Jacobean Country House: A Building History. Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing in association with the National Trust, 1998.
Arnold, Dana. The Georgian Country House: Architecture, Landscape and Society. Stroud: Sutton, 1998.
Christie, Christopher. The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press; New York: distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000
Girouard, Mark. Robert Smythson and the Elizabethan Country House. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.
Harris, John. The architect and the British Country House, 1620-1920. Washington [D.C.]: AIA Press, 1985.
Macaulay, James. The Classical Country House in Scotland, 1660-1800. London; Boston: Faber and Faber, 1987.
The Country House and British Literature
Gill, Richard. Happy Rural Seat; the English Country House and the Literary Imagination. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1972.
Kelsall, M. M. (Malcolm Miles). The Great good place: the Country House and English literature. New York: Columbia University Press, c1993.
Kelsall, M. M. (Malcolm Miles). Literary Representations of the Irish Country House: civilisation and savagery under the Union. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003
Kenny, Virginia C. The Country-House Ethos in English literature, 1688-1750: themes of personal retreat and national expansion. Sussex: Harvester Press; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984.
Some Country House Fiction and Poetry
[The English Country house provides the setting for an entire genre of British detective novels, most notably (and prolifically) by Agatha Christie.]
The Country House Poem: a Cabinet of Seventeenth-Century Estate Poems and Related Items . Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1994
Galsworthy, John. The Country House. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926, c1923. [novel].
Godden, Rumer. China Court: the Hours of a Country House; a novel. New York, Viking Press, 1961.
Le Gallienne, Richard. An Old Country House. New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1902.
Mallock, W. H. (William Hurrell). The New Republic; or, Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House. New York, Scribner and Welford, 1878.
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