Audley End, Essex: Lord Braybrooke's room

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RIBApix ref no RIBA7526
Artist/PhotographerBedford Lemere & Co.
CountryUK: England
CityAudley End
Subject Date1891
Image Date1891
Library ReferenceA8/20
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Occupying the site of the 12th century Walden Abbey, granted to Sir Thomas Audley in 1538, this is the largest of the Jacobean 'prodigy' houses. It was built by Thomas, Earl of Suffolk and King James I's Lord Chamberlain from c.1605 to c.1614. It was restored and remodelled in the 18th and 19th centuries. In particular, between 1825 and 1835 the third Lord Braybrooke carried out a series of alterations to the state apartment rooms on the first floor.

Subject tags

interior decoration, Furniture, fireplaces, country houses, drawing rooms, mantelpieces