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Architecture of England

25 November 2014

1660 – Coleshill House, Berkshire

Architect: Sir Roger Pratt Built in the 17th century for Sir George Pratt, Coleshill was the first house to be built for a ‘minor’ gentleman in the classical manner. Designed by the gentleman...

20 October 2010

1665 – Wooley Grange, Bradford-on-avon, Wiltshire

Perspective View including ground plan published in The Building News, April 13th 1888. Drawn by S.J. Loxton. Now a hotel, Woolley Grange was a family home for almost 400 years before being converted...

14 January 2011

1670s – Dovecote, Shipton Court, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

Shipton Court on the south side of the village was built for the Lacy family in 1603. It was bought and remodelled in 1663 by the Reade family, who retained it until 1868....

15 April 2013

1682 – Tom Tower, Christ Church, Oxford

Architect: Christopher Wren Tom Tower is a bell tower and the main entrance of Christ Church College. This square tower with an octagonal lantern and facetted ogee dome was designed by Christopher Wren...

14 January 2011

1700 – Morden College, Blackheath, London

Architect: Sir Christopher Wren Morden College is a long-standing charity which has been providing residential care in Blackheath, south-east London, England for over 300 years. It was founded by philanthropist Sir John Morden...

28 September 2009

1722 – Worcester Guildhall, Worcestershire

Architect: Thomas White The Worcester Guildhall was originally built as a meeting place for Worcester merchants artound 1227. As with many other guildhalls, it became the centre for civic administration, a role it...

15 December 2010

1723 – St. Mary le Strand Church, London

Architect: James Gibbs St. Mary le Strand was the first of the fifty new churches built in London under the Commission for Building Fifty New Churches, at a cost of some £16,000. Construction...

09 April 2012

1729 – East India House, Leadenhall St., London

Architect: Theodore Jacobsen East India House in Leadenhall Street was the headquarters of the British East India Company, and was built on the foundations of the Elizabethan mansion Craven House, to designs by...

26 February 2011

1779 – Kenwood House, Hampstead, London

Architect: Robert Adam The original house dates from the early 17th century, with the orangery added in about 1700. In 1754 it was bought by William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield. He commissioned...

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