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Teresian Wing, Prague Castle

Rothmayer, Otto

Castel Sant'Angelo (the Mausoleum of Hadrian), Rome, seen from Lungotevere Tor di Nona

NOTES: Castel Sant'Angelo was originally constructed as a mausoleum for the Emperor Hadrian in 135-139 AD. The bridge, built at the same time to connect the mausoleum to the Campus Martius, was named Ponte Elio (Pons Aelius). When the mausoleum became a castle in 401 AD, it was renamed Castel Sant'Angelo and the bridge took the same name.

Burgie Castle, Forres, Moray: two perspectives of the remaining six-storey tower

SOURCE: Robert William Billings. The Baronial and ecclesiastical antiquities of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1845-1852), vol. 1, plate section 24 (Burgie Castle), original drawing tipped into RIBA's special author's copy. NOTES: This large-scale Z-plan fortified house was built for Robert Dunbar in c.1602. The majority of the castle, apart from the tower and fragment of the main block, was demolished in 1802 and its building materials re-used elsewhere.

Chapel of St John the Evangelist in the White Tower, Tower of London

NOTES: Built in the 1080s for William the Conqueror by Gandalf, Bishop of Rochester, this chapel was where the royal family and the court worshipped and where the knights of the Order of the Bath spent their vigil the night before a coronation.

Chapel Royal of St Peter- ad -Vincula, Tower Green, Tower of London: memorial tomb to Sir John Holland, Duke of Exeter, and a Constable of the Tower (d. 1447)

NOTES: This chapel has been the parish church of the Tower of London since 1520 and is a Royal Peculiar. It is probably best known as the burial place of some of the most famous prisoners executed on Tower Green.

Powderham Castle, Devon

Fowler, Charles (1792-1867)
NOTES: Charles Fowler was the architect for the major alterations and additions which were made for the tenth Earl of Devon in 1837-1848.