Wollaton Hall
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Architect Robert Smythson
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Location Nottinghamshire, England   map
Date 1580 to 1588   timeline
Building Type large house
 Construction System bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Style English Renaissance
Notes sometimes attributed to John Thorpe.
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Fritz Baumgart. A History of Architectural Styles. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970. NA204.B3513. LC 70-110283. plan drawing, f149, p237.

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. place-at-center diagram, p198. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

Alice T. Friedman. House and Household in Elizabethan England. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1989. interior perspective of the Hall, plate6.15, p175. exterior perspective of house, plate I.

Mark Girouard. Robert Smythson & the Elizabethan Country House. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985. aerial perspective drawing, p92.

Leonora Ison. English Architecture Through the Ages, Secular Building. New York: Coward-McCann, 1967. LC 66-24565. NA961.I8 1967. elevation drawing, p19.

Hubert Pragnell. The Styles of English Architecture. London: B.T. Batsford, 1984. ISBN 0-7134-3768-5. NA961.P73 1984. perspective drawing, f56, p77. [DP]

John Fitzhugh Millar. Classical Architecture in Renaissance Europe 1419-1585. Virginia: Thirteen Colonies Press, 1987. ISBN 0-934943-07-9. LC 86-50560. NA510.M55. elevation drawing, plate79, p141.

Dennis Sharp, ed. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects and Architecture. New York: Whitney Library of Design, an imprint of Watson-Guptil Publications, 1991. ISBN 0-8230-2539-X. exterior photo, p217.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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