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Rousham Park, Oxfordshire: the Townesend building

RIBA Ref No RIBA149113
Architect/DesignerKent, William (1685?-1748)
Bridgeman, Charles (d.1738)
Townesend, William (1676-1739)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityRousham
Subject Date1741
Image Date1993
ViewExterior
StylePalladian
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC B 220793
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectGarden buildings ; Landscape ; Columns ; Gardens ; Pediments
NOTES: Rousham is a 17th century country house with pleasure grounds laid out to designs by Charles Bridgeman in the 1720s. It was then landscaped, modified and extended by William Kent, 1737-1741. It is the most complete surviving example of Kent's landscape work. See RIBA157153 for a colour version of this image.
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