Basic Site Details

Name: Stowe House
City or county: Buckinghamshire
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21771 Alterations and additionsDesigns for rebuilding the south front
Item 2 of 217721777Build/constructionExecuted with modifcations


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 2Robert AdamArchitectA1771 Designs for rebuilding the south front - executed with modifications, 1772-1777
Item 2 of 2Thomas Pitt A17721777Designs of Adam executed with modifications


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Temple, 1st EarlClient for original designs


Bibliographic References

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