Downton Castle, Downton-on-the-Rock, Herefordshire
|Architect/Designer||Knight, Richard Payne (1750-1824)|
|Pritchard, Thomas Farnolls (1723-1777)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ENG/3977 (ES1150.1)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Country houses ; Topiary ; Castellation ; Towers|
NOTES: Built by Richard Payne Knight, virtuoso, archaeologist and anthropologist, c.1772-1778, this house is one of the earliest contrived castellated castles. Knight was assisted in the early stages of building by Thomas Farnolls Pritchard.
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