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Hatfield House, Hertfordshire: detail of chimneypiece in the Great Hall

RIBA Ref No RIBA158670
Architect/DesignerBasil, Simon (d. 1615)
Lyminge (or Liminge), Robert (d. 1628)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityHatfield
Subject Date1612
Image Date1992
ViewInterior
StyleJacobean
MediumTransparency
Library ReferenceMC Unreferenced
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectCountry houses ; Decorative woodwork ; Fireplaces
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 RIBA147749 for a black and white version of this image.
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