Arbury Hall, Warwickshire: the drawing room fireplace

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25542
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/276 (ES5878?)
OrientationPortrait
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.

Subject tags

fireplaces, country houses, drawing rooms, decorative plasterwork, mantelpieces