Design for a new wing and observatory (third scheme) for Orwell Park, Nacton, near Ipswich, for George Tomline: south elevation and section through the observatory

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RIBApix ref no RIBA34653
Architect/DesignerAnderson, John Macvicar (1835-1915)
Burn, William (1789-1870)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1873
Image Date1871
Library ReferencePB257/1(12)
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: William Burn was employed by George Tomline to remodel Orwell Park during the 1850s and 1860s. Following Burn's death in 1870, John Macvicar Anderson designed the Orwell Park Observatory as an extention to the mansion in collaboration with the civil engineer Wilfred Airy. The drawing shown here was made after Burn's death.

Subject tags

observatories, country houses, domes