Capel Manor House (Howard House), Horsmonden, Kent: the grand entrance staircase descending to the garden

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RIBApix ref no RIBA57615
Architect/DesignerManser, Michael (1929-2016)
Michael Manser Associates
Wyatt, Thomas Henry (1807-1880)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1971
Image Date1971
StyleModern Movement
Library Reference1113
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is an example of the simple steel and glass box house in the style of Mies van der Rohe. Michael Manser adopted this style of construction for eleven of the twenty-five residences he built in his first ten years of practice after 1961. The original Capel Manor that this replaced was designed in Italian Gothic style by T. H. Wyatt in 1859-1862.

Subject tags

glass, steel, houses, stairs, arcades