Fonthill House ('Fonthill Splendens'), Wiltshire

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3642-71
Artist/PhotographerTurner, William (fl. 1797?-1810s)
CountryUK: England
CityFonthill Gifford
Subject Date1765
Image Date1800
ViewExterior
StylePalladian
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.f.8
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: William Angus. The seats of the nobility and gentry, in Great Britain and Wales in a collection of select views (London, 1787[-1815]), plate 50 NOTES: This house, built by Alderman Beckford, was replaced by his son's Gothic Revival Fonthill Abbey.

Subject tags

country houses, lakes, parks