Chateau de Chenonceaux on the River Cher, Loire Valley

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27379
Architect/DesignerBullant, Jean (ca. 1510-1578)
L'Orme, Philibert de (1514-1570)
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
CountryFrance
CityChenonceaux
Subject Date1580
Image Date1981
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHF864
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built on the site of an old mill, this country house on the River Cher was constructed in 1515-1580. Philibert de L'Orme designed the arched bridge in 1547 while Jean Bullant designed the gallery above it which was added in 1580.

Subject tags

riverside buildings, country houses, rivers, bridges