NY4756 : Holme Eden Abbey, Warwick

taken 15 years ago, near to Warwick-on-Eden, Cumbria, Great Britain

Holme Eden Abbey, Warwick
Holme Eden Abbey, Warwick
Not really, just the extravagant roofline of Neo-Tudor chimneys and turrets. The house is built of attractive red sandstone. All the work of prolific architect John Dobson (with the help of local man James Stewart), 1833-37, for local cotton manufacturer Peter Dixon. Grade II* listed.
Dobson (1787-1865) developed a very large practice, almost exclusively in the north of England from his base in Newcastle. In his Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, Howard Colvin states that Dobson "designed or altered over sixty churches or chapels and more than a hundred country houses". Having returned north after a brief foray to London, he wrote that "with the exception of Mr Bonomi of Durham [he was] the only professional architect between Edinburgh and York".
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 June, 2005   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 2 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4717 5699 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.2892N 2:49.5264W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4708 5660
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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