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Houghton Hall, Norfolk: glimpse of the Stone Hall from the Saloon

RIBA Ref No RIBA25558
Architect/DesignerCampbell, Colen (1676-1729)
Kent, William (1685?-1748)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityHoughton
Subject Date1735
Image Date1964
ViewInterior
StylePalladian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/EHS/579 (ES10160)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectCountry houses ; Decorative woodwork ; Drawing rooms ; Doors ; Columns ; Interior decoration
NOTES: Houghton Hall, built for Sir Robert Walpole, was begun in 1722 to designs by Colen Campbell under the supervision of T. Ripley. It was completed in 1735 with some modifications to the towers in 1725-1728 by James Gibbs and to the interiors by William Kent in 1726-1731.
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