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Stowe, Buckinghamshire: the south facade

RIBA Ref No RIBA9123
Architect/DesignerAdam, Robert (1728-1792)
Artist/PhotographerCox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)
CountryUK: England
CityStowe
Subject Date1774
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleNeoclassical
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceGB 240
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditBernard Cox / RIBA Collections
SubjectConversion of buildings ; Country houses ; Schools ; Columns
NOTES: The house was saved from demolition in the 1920s when it was bought by a commission set up to create a new public school. Stowe School was created in 1923 and the modification of the great house to accommodate staff and boys was undertaken by Clough Williams-Ellis.
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