Oxborough Hall, Norfolk, England is a moated country house built around 1482 by Sir Edmund Bedingfield. The Hall is notable for the Oxburgh Hangings, which are needlework hangings by Mary Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick, Mary worked on these while imprisoned in England in the custody of the Earl of Shrewsbury, open to the public
Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex. Late 17th-century mansion, rebuilt in 1688 by Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, altered in 1870's by Anthony Salvin. A fortified manor house founded by Henry de Percy, 13th-century chapel + undercroft of which still survive. Standing in a landscaped park inhabited by largest herd of fallow deer in England, designed by 'Capability' Brown. For the past 250 years the house has been in the hands of the Wyndham family. Handed over to the nation in 1947.