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Stowe, Buckinghamshire: perspective view from the entrance between the east and west pavilions looking towards the Octagon Lake with part of Stowe House seen in the far distance

RIBA Ref No RIBA38397
Architect/DesignerBridgeman, Charles (d.1738)
Vanbrugh, Sir John (1664-1726)
Artist/PhotographerBaron, Bernard (1696-1762) | Rigaud, Jacques (ca. 1681-1754)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1739
Image Date1739
Library ReferenceEW E.a.30
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectGardens ; Fountains ; Garden buildings ; Columns ; Country houses ; Lakes
SOURCE: Sarah Bridgeman. A General plan of the woods, park and gardens of Stowe the seat of ... Viscount Cobham with several perspective views in the gardens dedicated to his Lordship (London, 1739), pl. 3 NOTES: The East and West Lake entrance pavilions were designed by Sir John Vanbrugh in around 1717 and are positioned adjacent to the Octagon Lake, which was designed by Charles Bridgeman and completed in around 1724.

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