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Charlecote Park, Warwickshire: the Elizabethan gatehouse

RIBApix ref no RIBA42093
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityCharlecote
Subject Date1558
Image Date1966
ViewExterior
StyleTudor
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ENG/42093 (ES3041.6)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Charlecote Park was begun in 1558 by Sir Thomas Lucy but mainly dates from the nineteenth century, as it was greatly remodelled and enlarged between c. 1847-67, by John Gibson for George and Mary Elizabeth Lucy. The gardens were laid out by 'Capability' Brown.

Subject tags

brickwork, towers, country houses, domes, gateways