Capel Manor House (Howard House), Horsmonden, Kent: the swimming pool enclosed in the original colonnaded winter garden

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RIBApix ref no RIBA57616
Architect/DesignerManser, Michael (1929-2016)
Michael Manser Associates
Wyatt, Thomas Henry (1807-1880)
CountryUK: England
CityHorsmonden
Subject Date1971
Image Date1971
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference1113/1
OrientationPortrait
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, Gardens, houses, open-air swimming pools, colonnades