Letter from Clough Williams-Ellis to Sir John Summerson dated 12 January 1937 (p. 1)

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RIBApix ref no RIBA94917
Architect/DesignerNash, John (1752-1835)
Williams-Ellis, Sir Clough (1883-1978)
Artist/PhotographerWilliams-Ellis, Sir Clough (1883-1978)
CountryUK: Wales
CityCarmarthen
Subject Date1792
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
MediumManuscript
Library ReferenceSuJ/3/2
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Williams-Ellis is here asking for Summerson's written support for relocating the entrance facade of Carmarthen Gaol (designed by John Nash, 1792) to the retaining wall at the base of Castle Hill facing the 'new bridge'. The building was demolished to be replaced by council offices.

Subject tags

architects, conversion of buildings, architectural historians, prisons