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Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire: the entrance porch and part of the north front (or courtyard front) of the south range

RIBA Ref No RIBA14945
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityKirby
Subject Date1640
Image Date1968
ViewExterior
StyleJacobean
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ENG/1181 (ESB12531)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectCountry houses ; Entrances ; Courtyards
NOTES: Country house. 1570-1575, probably by Thomas Thorpe master mason, for Sir Humphrey Stafford, completed 1576-1583 for Sir Christopher Hatton I. Probably modified by Henry Thorpe in the early 17th century for Sir Christopher Hatton II and altered 1638-1640 after style of Inigo Jones, probably by Nicholas Stone, for Sir Christopher Hatton III. It is part ruin except for the south-west wing (1638-1640) which is roofed.
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