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Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester: the tower with its stained glass window

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Alfred's Hall, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

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Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Alfred's Hall was designed as an artificial ruin by the first Earl of Bathurst, possibly in collaboration with the poet Alexander Pope, who was a frequent visitor. It was built to commemorate King Alfred's alleged overhearing of the Danish battle plans and is one of the many attractions in the 3000 acre park laid out by the Earl from 1714.

Design for a stage set, Giardino Pensile

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Galli Bibiena, Antonio (1697-1774)
NOTES: This drawing is attributed to Antonio Galli Bibiena.

Design for Gothic Observation Tower, Festival of Britain Gardens, Battersea Park, London: sketch elevation

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Piper, John (1903-1992)
NOTES: The Festival Pleasure Gardens were set up to accompany the main South Bank Exhibition a few miles away. John Piper designed most of the structures in the Gardens. On the reverse of the drawing is a photograph of a Gothic arch which presumably provided inspiration for the design of the Tower.
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