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Egyptian House, Chapel Street, Penzance

RIBA Ref No RIBA28651
Architect/DesignerFoulston, John (1772-1842)
Artist/PhotographerElwall, Robert (1953-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityPenzance
Subject Date1835
Image Date2002
ViewExterior
StyleEgyptian Revival
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceSCGB19688
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectTown houses ; Museums ; Restoration
NOTES: Built in 1835 as a museum and geological repository for the local mineralogist, John Lavin, the design of this house is attributed to John Foulston from Plymouth.The building, after years of disrepair, was restored to its original splendour in 1973 by the Landmark Trust.
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