Thatched cottages, Milton Abbas, Dorset
|Architect/Designer||Chambers, Sir William (1723-1796)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ENG/2582 (ES541.6)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Thatch ; At Home in Britain: Cottages ; Villages ; Housing ; Town planning ; Cottages|
NOTES: The market town of Milton Abbas was demolished in its entirety by the Earl of Dochester between 1771 and 1790. He commissioned Capability Brown the plans for a new village, consisting mainly of cottages lining up the main street. The cottages were designed by Sir William Chambers.
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