Basic Site Details

Name: Kedleston Hall
City or county: Derbyshire
Country: Ethiopia
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2Before 1760 Build/constructionBuidling begun
Item 2 of 2c. 1760c. 1770CompletionCompleted house after Matthew Brettingham and James Paine had begun the central block and quadrants. Adams were responsible for the south front, the saloon, the interior decoration, the bridge, fishing house, and other minor buildoings on the estate.

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Matthew Brettingham BBefore 1760 Begun central block and quadrants with James Paine.
Item 2 of 3James Paine CBefore 1760 Begun central block and quadrants with Matthew Brettingham.
Item 3 of 3Robert AdamArchitectAc. 1760c. 1770Completed house after Matthew Brettingham and James Paine had begun the central block and quadrants. Adams were responsible for the south front, the saloon, the interior decoration, the bridge, fishing house, and other minor buildoings on the estate.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Scarsdale, Ist Lord 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Vitruvius Britannicus1767Vitruvius Britannicus  Volumeix, plates 45-51

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Country Life26 January 1978   
Item 2 of 3Country Life9 February 1978   
Item 3 of 3Country Life2 December 1978