Chateau de Chenonceaux on the River Cher, Loire Valley: the arched bridge and gallery

RIBApix ref no RIBA27378
Architect/DesignerBullant, Jean (ca. 1510-1578)
L'Orme, Philibert de (1514-1570)
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
CountryFrance
CityChenoceaux
Subject Date1580
Image Date1981
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHF863
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built on the site of an old mill, this country house on the River Cher was constructed in 1515-1580. Philibert de L'Orme designed the arched bridge in 1547 while Jean Bullant designed the gallery above it which was added in 1580.

Subject tags

arches, riverside buildings, country houses, rivers