Kelmscott Manor

BY CHARLES EVANS In 1871 William Morris fell in love with, and acquired, the grey gabled manor house lying among the Thames-side water meadows and enclosed in a romantic old garden. It was probably built around 1570, in the style traditional of the Cotswolds, on the fringe of which it stands, in Lechlade in Oxfordshire. But Morris’s coming is the more significant date; for it … Continue reading Kelmscott Manor