Design for a memorial to the Countess of Shrewsbury (Bess of Hardwick), Church of All Saints (later Derby Cathedral), Derby

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RIBApix ref no RIBA29113
Architect/DesignerSmythson, John (d. 1634)
Smythson, Robert (c. 1535-1614)
Artist/PhotographerSmythson, John (d. 1634)
Smythson, Robert (c. 1535-1614)
CountryUK: England
CityDerby
Subject Date1596
Image Date1596
ViewInterior
StyleTudor
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC229/I/6
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This design is attributed to Robert Smythson or his son John Smythson and was made prior to the Countess of Shrewsbury's death in 1608. The Countess's will of 1601 states 'My Tombe... which at this present is finished and wanteth nothing but setting up'.

Subject tags

tombs, churches, cathedrals, marble, monuments