Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire: the Gothick Great Hall on the west front
|Architect/Designer||Miller, Sanderson (1716-1780)|
|Artist/Photographer||Cox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)|
|Library Reference||GB 1076|
|Credit||Bernard Cox / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Stairs ; Gothic Revival: Irregular Appearance ; Country houses ; Halls ; Abbeys ; Entrances|
NOTES: This abbey for Augustinian canonesses was founded in the early 13th century by Ela, Countess of Salisbury. It was dissolved in 1539 and sold to Sir William Sharrington who converted it into a family home. The Gothick Great Hall was built for John Ivory Talbot by Sanderson Miller in 1753-1755.
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