Abbotsford on the south bank of the River Tweed near Melrose, Scotland, was the home of Sir Walter Scott. Designed by the writer himself, it was first opened to the public in the year after his death, and is currently undergoing major renovations.
Winterbourne Country House in Bonchurch on the Isle of Wight is where Charles Dickens wrote large tracts of his most famous novel, David Copperfield. It was rented by Dickens during the summer of 1849 and treasured by him for its views over the channel.
What a view! We were delighted to win the job of replacing the old windows of this large farmhouse nestling on the border between Northumberland and Scotland and so were our joiners. We installed double glazed timber sash windows over a 2-week period in May and the weather was excellent. Read more here http://www.blackthorntimber.com/timber-windows-doors/filter/May/2012#blog