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Headfort House & Robert Adam

Robert Adam

Headfort House & Robert Adam

drawings from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

by Robert Adam

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Published by Royal Institute of British Architects in London) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mellon, Paul -- Art collections.,
  • Headfort House,County Meath, Ire.,
  • Ireland -- Historic houses, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(Text by) John Harris. (Exhibition, Heinz Gallery, 2d April to 1st June 1973.
    ContributionsHarris, John, 1931-, Royal Institute of British Architects.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(28) p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19453639M

    stonecutter, on Headfort House, Kells, co. Meath. Ms. 26, Headfort Farm Yard: record of purchases - coal, iron, oats, tools etc. - and the uses to which they were put. Ms. 25, Account book of bills incurred by Thomas, 1st Earl in building a new church in Kells, co. Meath. Robert Adam's Scenographic Interiors - Miranda Hausberg 6. Design by Correspondence: Robert Adam and Headfort House - Conor Lucey 7. A 'Classical Goth': Robert Adam's engagement with medieval architecture - Peter N. Lindfield 8. The Ingenious Mr Adam - David King 9. The Adam Brothers and Portland Place: A reassessment - Colin Thom GEORGIAN GROUP SYMPOSIUM ROBERT ADAM AND HIS BROTHERS: NEW LIGHT ON BRITAIN’S LEADING ARCHITECTURAL FAMILY Organizing Committee: Dr Geoffrey Tyack, Director, Stanford University Programme, Oxford (Editor, Georgian Group Journal) Colin Thom, Senior Historian, Survey of London, Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL).


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Headfort House. Kells, Ireland. In the early s Thomas Taylor, the first Earl of Headfort, commissioned Irish architect George Semple to build Headfort House. The interior contains a magnificent suite of six state rooms designed by the renowned Scottish architect Robert Adam.

Adam’s influence on domestic architecture in the UK and Ireland. Comment: 1st edition.~"Large format stapled pamphlet, VG. 28pp, 38 illustrations, 2 gatefold & some coloured, edges of the covers rubbed, but internally a fine copy."~"The architectural drawings for the interior designs at Headfort House in Co Meath, Ireland which was built in to the design of George Semple.

Adam was commissioned to do the interiors & his plans, although slightly altered Author: Harris, John & Adam, Robert. Get this from a library. Headfort House & Robert Adam: drawings from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon. [Robert Adam; John Harris; Heinz Gallery.].

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Plaster Ceiling Robert Adam. But if the house’s exterior lacks ornament, its interior was intended to present a different image. Between andLord Bective requested Scottish-born architect Robert Adam to produce decorative schemes for a suite of rooms in the newly completed Headfort.

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A fully illustrated book by Robert O'Byrne on the society's first 50 years was published in Events.In building resumed and William Adam was asked to add a pedimented attic to the south front and an Ionic centrepiece to the north front (later replaced by Robert Adam).

Under the Marquess' supervision John and Robert Adam worked on the house throughout the latter part of the 18th century.