Charlecote Park, Warwickshire: the Elizabethan gatehouse

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RIBApix ref no RIBA89160
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Charlotte
CountryUK: England
CityCharlecote
Subject Date1558
Image Date1986
ViewExterior
StyleTudor
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 86-62-04
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Charlotte Benton / 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

country houses, gateways, lodges