Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire: detail of the centrepiece on the south front with the Cecil coat of arms and date
|Architect/Designer||Basil, Simon (d. 1615)|
|Lyminge (or Liminge), Robert (d. 1628)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC C 131092|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Insignia, emblems ; Country houses ; Columns|
NOTES: Hatfield House, commissioned by the Lord Treasurer, Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, was designed by Simon Basil, who was Surveyor of the King's Works from 1606 until his death in 1615. The construction of the house was supervised by the surveyor, Robert Lemyinge (or Liminge), from 1607 to 1612. See RIBA158690 for a colour version of this image.
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