John Nash: Architect of the Picturesque

John Nash: Architect of the Picturesque

by Geoffrey Tyack (Editor)

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Overview


Responsible for the creation of Regent Street, Regent's Park, the Brighton Pavilion and Buckingham Palace, John Nash is universally recognised as one of the most important architects of late 18th-early 19th century Britain. This book brings together recent scholarship, and so brings this most engaging of architects to a new generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848021020
Publisher: Historic England Publishing
Publication date: 03/30/2013
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author



Geoffrey Tyack is an author and the editor of the Georgian Group Journal. He is based in Oxford.

Table of Contents

1. Before Fame and Fortune: the Early Years|- Richard Suggett|2. Herefordshire and the Repton connection|- David Whitehead|3. Nash and the Castle Style - Geoffrey Tyack|4. Sandridge Park: a Villa Rustica in Devon|- Rosemary Yallop|5. John Nash: property developer - James Anderson|6. Nash and structural innovation - Jon Clarke|7. John Nash and the Genesis of Regents Park|- J. Mordaunt Crook|8. Pavilion and Palace: Nash’s work for George IV - Michael Port|9. Nash in a British and Continental Context - David Watkin

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