Category Archives: Neo-Palladian

The Temple of the Four Seasons

It is believed that The Temple of the Four Seasons, also referred to as The Temple in Stoke-by-Nayland, was built by architect Robert Taylor sometime around 1750 after he returned to England from his studies in Rome. Resembling his Asgill house, The Temple represents the influence of Italy on the development of his architectural vernacular, […]

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Wilbury Park Dressed for Christmas

In 2003 Lady Iveagh, widow to Benjamin Guinness, opened the doors of Wilbury Park, her neo-Palladian country house in Wiltshire, England, to House & Garden for a Christmas holiday feature. One of the earliest examples of neo-Palladian architecture in England, Wilbury Park was built in 1710 with classic proportions and a symmetrical layout inspired by […]

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Crow Hill

Margaret Rogers came to America from Ireland to stay with relatives after the death of her half-brother’s father. Bonds were made and Margaret decided to stay on, eventually marrying Charles Whiting. Here, in New York’s Columbia County, she brought to life her dream of building an 18th-century Irish Neoclassical temple. Fifteen years ago Crow Hill […]

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