Hatfield House, Hertfordshire: the Great Hall

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RIBApix ref no RIBA6574
Architect/DesignerBasil, Simon (d. 1615)
Lemyinge (or Liminge), Robert (d. 1628)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityHatfield
Subject Date1612
Image Date1969
ViewInterior
StyleJacobean
MediumTransparency
Library ReferenceESCT2048
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
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

interior decoration, country houses, marble, patterns, halls, decorative woodwork