Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

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RIBApix ref no RIBA42094
Architect/DesignerBrown, Lancelot, 'Capability' (1716-1783)
Gibson, John (1817-1892)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityCharlecote
Subject Date1955
Image Date1955
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ENG/4125 (ES463.1)
OrientationLandscape
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

Gardens, brickwork, country houses