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Museo de Bella Artes, formerly the Convento de la Merced Calzada, Seville: an inner courtyard

NOTES: The museum is housed in a former convent founded in 1602 and is an example of Andalucian Mannerist architecture of the 17th century.

Chilham Castle, Kent: the Norman keep and well head

Baker, Sir Herbert (1862-1946)
NOTES: This Jacobean house on the site of, and incorporating the ruins of, a Norman castle dates from 1616. Its unique character was given by the hexagonal shaped plan with a central courtyard which echoed the octagonal plan of the keep. Brandon altered the house in 1861-1863 and then in the 1920s Sir Herbert Baker was to restore the house, removing much of Brandon's work.

Unexecuted designs for proposed large-scale remodelling of Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries: perspective of conduit in stable court

Blore, Edward (1787-1879)
NOTES: Drumlanrig Castle was built in 1697 by James Smith.

Designs for hand water-pumps: plan, front elevation and side elevation for a pump with acorn top

Papworth, John Buonarotti (1775-1847)
NOTES: The drawings could well be taken from a trade catalogue.

Designs for Montpellier Rotunda (or Pump Room) and for alterations and additions, Montpellier Spa, Cheltenham, for Henry Thompson Esq.: plan and elevation of gate and gateway, also elevation of well-head with taps

Papworth, John Buonarotti (1775-1847)
NOTES: Montpellier Spa Long Room and colonnade were built in 1817 to designs by George Allen Underwood and in 1825-1826 J. B. Papworth added the Rotunda, inspired by the Pantheon in Rome. Today the Montpellier Rotunda is a bank.

Palazzo Piccolomini, piazza Pio II, Pienza

Rossellino, Bernardo (1409-1464)
NOTES: The Palazzo is modelled on the Palazzo Rucellai in Florence by Leon Battista Alberti, whom Rossellino worked with.

Examples of Gothic architecture from Central Europe

SOURCE: J. C. Palmes (ed.). Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of architecture, 18th ed. (London: Athlone Press, 1975), p. NOTES: A) timber house, Erfurt; B) stone screen, Oberwesel; C) house, Hildesheim; D) Holy Well, Ratisbon Cathedral; E) choir, Halberstadt Cathedral; F) south porch, St. Lawrence, Nuremberg; G) porch, Erfurt Cathedral; H) W. portal, St. Elizabeth, Marburg; J) choir, Erfurt Cathedral

Buscot, Oxfordshire: the village well

Ernest George & Peto
NOTES: Buscot was a model village designed by George & Peto for the owner of Buscot Park, Alexander Henderson, a financier, engineer and amateur painter, who was created Baron Faringdon in 1916. The village included cottages, a forge and a community room (parish hall). The village was laid out between 1892-1897.