The Cascade, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25875
Architect/DesignerArcher, Thomas (1668-1743)
Grillet
CountryUK: England
CityChatsworth
Subject Date1691
Image Date1950
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 864 Marcus Whiffen / Country houses
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Cascade, built for the First Duke of Devonshire, was designed by Grillet, pupil of the celebrated Le Notre who was responsible for the formal gardens of Versailles. The temple or cascade house, designed by Thomas Archer, was added in 1703.

Subject tags

Gardens, garden buildings, Landscape, country houses, stairs, fountains, statues