Original 1842 Manuscript Architectural Plan for Bridgewater House, Catherine Wheel Yard, Little St. James’s Street, Cleveland Row in City of Westminster, Central London by Sir Charles Barry FRS RA (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) , the Architect of the Pal ([ 1842 ])

Sir Charles Barry FRS RA (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860)

1842 Manuscript Plan Central London

Date: [ 1842 ]

This is a very attractive original Manuscript Architectural plan by the famous English Architect Sir Charles Barry done in 1842 for improvements to the Stables and widening of the roads of Catherine Wheel Yard, and Little St. James’s Street in The City of Westminster, central London, also shows the proposed site for “Bridgewater House” being built for Lord Egerton, and properties that were going to be demolished to accommodate new roads around “Bridgewater House”. Also shown on the plan are parts of Saint James’s Palace, Stafford House, The Stable Yard, Lord Durham’s House, Spencer House, the home of Earl Spencer, the site of the new proposed Stabling for Stafford House, the Site of the Conservative Club, Russell Mews, part of Saint James’s Street, the end of Pall Mall, Cleveland Row, Cleveland Square, the edge of Green Park, signed and dated 1842 by Sir Charles Barry along the bottom edge. Sir Charles Barry FRS RA (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) was an English architect, best known for his role in the rebuilding of the Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament) and the famous Clock Tower housing Big Ben. the plan measures 28 inches by 20 inches approx., some creasing along top plain margin, and some dustiness to left hand edge, a few other minor marks and creases, else in nice general condition. A rare opportunity to acquire an original manuscript Architectural plan by Sir Charles Barry

Provenance
Sir Charles Barry FRS RA (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) was an English architect, best known for his role in the rebuilding of the Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament) in London during the mid-19th century, but also responsible for numerous other buildings and gardens. He is known for his major contribution to the use of Italianate architecture in Britain, especially the use of the Palazzo as basis for the design of country houses, city mansions and public buildings. He also developed the Italian Renaissance garden style for the many gardens he designed around country houses

£2500

Offered by Andrew Cox