A view of the ceiling in either the dining or drawing room of Clarke Hall, with three dimensional plasterwork

Date:
1942
Location:
Clarke Hall, Wakefield
Reference:
AA42/09047
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

The house dates to the late 17th century and has a 17th century style garden to the south. The ceiling has large three dinemsional sculptures of leafy plants, possibly a type of corn or grain. The plants are in clusters around and within a circle formed by a moulded plaster cable. The house was used as a living museum until 2012.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Ceiling, Stuart House, 20th Century Museum