Photos are reproduced with kind permission of the owners of The Reader’s House, Ludlow, Southwood Hall, East Yorkshire and an exclusive¬†16th/17th century experience guesthouse offering immersion into 17th century life, Albury, Hertfordshire.

The Reader’s House is an iconic Grade 1 listed house – part timber framed, part stone with medieval walls, dating from 1616 and now a building of Special Historic and Architectural Interest renowned for its unspoilt Jacobean interiors.