Basic Site Details

Name: Nostell Priory
City or county: Yorkshire
Country: England
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Southern wing never begun. Adam brothers also designed the Featherstone, Foulby, Huntwick and perjhaps the Wragby Gates and the south and west sides of the stable block, including the Riding House, for which a drawing from the Adam office survives. The north and east sides are by Pritchett & Watson, 1829, but making use of the Adams' design for the cupola.

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 217651775Alteration/conversionRemodelling of hall and decoration of principal rooms.
Item 2 of 217761785Build/constructionNew wings begun but work suspended. Finally completed in 1875.

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 AdamArchitectA17651775Remodelled hall and decorated principal rooms.
Item 2 of 4James AdamArchitectB17761785New wings begun but work suspended. Finally completed in 1875.
Item 3 of 4John AdamArchitectB17761785New wings begun but work suspended. Finally completed in 1875.
Item 4 of 4Robert AdamArchitectB17761785New wings begun but work suspended. Finally completed in 1875.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Winn, Sir Rowland, Bart. 

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 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Nostell PrioryNostell ArchivesC 3/1/4/75Also drawings and accounts.
Item 2 of 2Soane MuseumSoane Museum Collection