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General view of entrance elevation with conservatory to right

SC 695368

Description General view of entrance elevation with conservatory to right

Date 1890

Collection Bedford Lemere and Company

Catalogue Number SC 695368

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of BL 10081

Scope and Content Seafield, Doonfoot Road, Ayr, South Ayrshire Seafield, a large and imposing mansion designed by the architect, Robert A Bryden of Clarke & Bell, Glasgow, was built 1888-9 for Sir William Arrol. The architectural photographer, Harry Bedford Lemere, was commissioned to photograph the house in 1890. This rambling, two-storeyed villa is built in an Italianate style, with low-pitched roofs and a four-storeyed campanile-like tower with Romanesque-style arcaded windows. The panel above the square-plan open porch bears the initials 'W A'. Sir William Arrol (1839-1913) was one of the great Victorian contracting engineers, specialising in structural steelwork and, in particular, bridge construction. His projects included the Forth Rail Bridge (1890) and the replacement Tay Bridge (1887). Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

Collection Level (551 109) Records of Bedford Lemere and Company, photographers, London, England

Batch Level (551 109/14) Seafield, Ayr

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