Chenies Manor, Buckinghamshire - The Manor That's Back To Front

Jan 02, 2005 on Channel 4 at 6:00 PM


In 1534 Henry the Eighth visited this manor house in Buckinghamshire. The first of many visits by the king and his daughter Elizabeth. But the owner knew that the royals expected only the biggest and the best. So he had his home transformed into a pa... (more)lace. But magnificent though this Tudor building is, it’s hardly big enough to support the king and his entourage of over 300 courtiers, it must have been at least twice this big. So where’s the rest of it, and what exactly does it take to build a house fit for a king? As usual, we just got three days to find out.

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