Hatfield House, Hertfordshire: close-up of the screen in the Great Hall

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25562
Architect/DesignerBasil, Simon (d. 1615)
Lemyinge (or Liminge), Robert (d. 1628)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1612
Image Date1969
Library ReferenceESP/EHS/650 (ES12897)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Hatfield House, commissioned by the Lord Treasurer, Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, was designed by Simon Basil, who was Surveyor of the King's Works from 1606 until his death in 1615. The construction of the house was supervised by the surveyor, Robert Lemyinge (or Liminge), from 1607 to 1612.

Subject tags

country houses, halls, decorative woodwork, screens