Getting Crafty in Harrogate

The spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire possesses some fine examples of Arts and Crafts architecture. The Arts and Crafts movement began in Britain in the 1880s. It was a response to the effects of industrialisation and it established a set of principles for living and working that encouraged creativity. The likes of Sir Edwin Lutyens, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and William Morris wanted to restore simplicity and honesty to the design and build of homes. Local materials and traditional craftsmanship were used to create buildings that complimented their surroundings but remained modern and distinctive. The aim was for craftsmanship to filter into every aspect of life and for the home to b

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