Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire: the centrepiece of the south front and clock tower behind
|Architect/Designer||Basil, Simon (d. 1615)|
|Lyminge (or Liminge), Robert (d. 1628)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC B 131092|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Country houses ; Clock towers ; Entrances|
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 RIBA158689 for a colour version of this image.
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