General studies on historic houses and house museums
Arnold, Dana. The Georgian Country House: Architecture, Landscape and Society. Stroud: Sutton, 1998.
Christie, Christopher. The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000.
Girouard, Mark. Life in the English Country House. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978.
Jackson-Stops, Gervase. The Country House in Perspective. London: Pavilion Books, 1990.
Stobart, Jon, and Andrew Hann, eds. The Country House: Material Culture and Consumption. Swindon: Historic England, 2016.
Tinniswood, Adrian. The Polite Tourist: A History of Country House Visiting. London: National Trust, 1998.
Young, Linda. Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom: A History. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.