Arbury Hall, Warwickshire: detail of the bay window in the saloon showing the fan vaulting with trefoil cresting

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25543
Architect/DesignerCouchman, Henry (1738-1803)
Keene, Henry (1726-1776)
Newdigate, Sir Roger (1719-1806)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityArbury
Subject Date1785
Image Date1959
ViewInterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/EHS/281 (ES5789)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Sir Roger Newdigate, the owner of Arbury Hall and architectural enthusiast, was assisted by Henry Keene from 1761 in the remodelling of the house in Gothic style. After Keene's death in 1776, Henry Couchman took over as Newdigate's architectural collaborator. The plasterwork was done by William Hanwell in 1786.

Subject tags

windows, arches, country houses, drawing rooms, ceilings, decorative plasterwork, vaulting