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Francis Dashwood, West Wycombe Park: north front: design with projecting semi-circular entrance and wing bays

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Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design with projecting semi-circular entrance and wing bays
Date
c.1740–50
Location
Framed, hanging in the Study, location 080 on Dashwood list, AP 9, Witt 941/22 (7)
Medium and support
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 18 cm, Overall width: 46 cm
Artist
Francis Dashwood (1708-1781)
Catalogue Number
WW2

Description

Here a facade of 11 bays with added semi-circular projecting end sections terminating in small domes is shown, with a principal flight of steps leading to a semi-circular main entrance bay of one storey, its cornice decorated with ball finials. There are unarticulated window and door openings.

by Clare Hornsby

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