Painshill Park, Cobham, Surrey: the ivy-clad Gothic ruin

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25832
Architect/DesignerHamilton, Charles (1704-1786)
Artist/PhotographerFelton, Leo Herbert (d. 1968)
CountryUK: England
CityPain's Hill
Subject Date1740
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 863 Gardens in the Modern Landscape
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Laid out picturesquely by the Hon. Charles Hamilton, 9th son of the 6th Earl of Abercorn, between 1738 and 1773, Painshill is an exemplar of the English landscape park.

Subject tags

Gardens, Landscape, country houses, lakes, follies