Bowood House, Wiltshire: general view showing the Big House on the right and Adam's range on the left

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RIBApix ref no RIBA13587
Architect/DesignerAdam, Robert (1728-1792)
Keene, Henry (1726-1776)
CountryUK: England
CityBowood
Subject Date1760
Image Date1870
ViewExterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceLS 20988
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The original house, built in 1725, was enlarged by Henry Keene in the 1750s. Robert Adam was commissioned to screen the service court with a grand orangery in the 1760s. In 1955 the Big House was demolished.

Subject tags

Gardens, country houses, columns