Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire

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RIBApix ref no RIBA13542
Architect/DesignerSmirke, Sir Robert (1780-1867)
Artist/PhotographerValentine, James (1815-1879)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1820
Image Date1870
StyleGothic Revival
Library ReferenceLS 20868
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This large symmetrical mock castle, begun in 1811 for the first Earl Somers, is an early work of Sir Robert Smirke and an early example of Norman Revival style.

Subject tags

towers, country houses, lakes, castellation