Basic Site Details

Name: Bowood House
City or county: Wiltshire
Country: England
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Main body of the house demolished in 1956.

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 317611770Alterations and additionsAlterations to portico, design of interiors and remodelling of offcie block.
Item 2 of 317611764Build/constructionMausoleum - in memory of the 1st Earl
Item 3 of 31956 Destruction/demolitionMain body of the house demolished.

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 4Robert AdamArchitectA17611770Alterations to portico, design of interiors and remodelling of offcie block.
Item 2 of 4James AdamArchitectB17611764Mausoleum - in memory of the 1st Earl
Item 3 of 4R & J AdamArchitectural practiceB17611764Mausoleum - in memory of the 1st Earl
Item 4 of 4Robert AdamArchitectB17611764Mausoleum - in memory of the 1st Earl

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Shelburne, 2nd Earl of 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Garden works for the Marquess of Lansdowne at Bowood House 

References

Bibliographic References

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

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life6 September 1913