Design for a new wing and observatory (third scheme) for Orwell Park, Nacton, near Ipswich, for George Tomline: plans and sections of the observatory

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RIBApix ref no RIBA34654
Architect/DesignerAnderson, John Macvicar (1835-1915)
CountryUK: England
CityNacton
Subject Date1873
Image Date1869
ViewPlan
StyleItalianate
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB257/1(13)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: John Macvicar Anderson designed the Orwell Park Observatory as an extention to George Tomline's mansion in collaboration with the civil engineer Wilfred Airy. The house itself was designed by William Burn. The drawings shown here are after Anderson's designs and were probably made for a publication in around 1874.

Subject tags

observatories, country houses, domes