Elizabeth Gaskell’s Moorland Cottage: Ch. 2 Visual Annotation – Tour of The Buxton’s Residence

Gaskell Blog © Katherine C.

Gaskell gives us another great description of the Buxton’s family home, I’ve collected some images that reflect the mood of how I imagined the descriptions.

© Paul Gulliver
© Paul Guilliver
© Paul Guilliver
At last they reached Mr. Buxton’s house. It was in the main street…
© Syromaniac
…The requisite light and cheerfulness were given by the peep into the garden, framed, as it were, by the large door-way that opened into it.
© StylePA
All the house told of wealth–wealth which had accumulated for generations, and which was shown in a sort of comfortable, grand, ostentatious way.
© Syromaniac

7 Comments Add yours

  1. Summer says:


  2. Phylly3 says:

    Lovely pictures you have collected. Where is this house?

    1. It’s Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, the National Trust has a page about it. 🙂

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