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Designs for alterations and additions to Boconnoc House, Cornwall: Pitt's handwritten notes to "Humphrey" to measure the "glass between the windows in the Blue Drawing room in Oxford Street" as he has a mind to put it over the chimneypiece at Boconnoc

RIBApix ref no RIBA94665
Architect/DesignerPitt, Thomas (1737-1793)
CountryUK: England
CityBoconnoc
Subject Date1770
Image Date1767
StylePalladian
MediumManuscript
Library ReferenceSD115/1(5) verso
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Boconnoc was Thomas Pitt's ancestral seat which he inherited in 1760. The estate was purchased in 1717 by his grandfather and subsequently the Tudor house was remodelled in the Georgian style. Thomas Pitt did further work in the early 1770s to modernise the house.

Subject tags

country houses, mirrors