House in the Clouds, Thorpeness, Suffolk

RIBApix ref no RIBA49126
Architect/DesignerWilson, William Gilmour (1856-1943)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityThorpeness
Subject Date1923
Image Date1965
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/SUF/527 (ES2845.7)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This structure was built in 1923 as a water tower to supply Thorpeness village with the fanciful exterior to disguise its utilitarian function. There is living accommodation around the tower below the water tank (which is no longer used).

Subject tags

houses, water towers, follies