Basic Site Details

Name: Luton Hoo
City or county: Bedfordshire
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417671774Build/constructionLeft incomplete in 1774. The Adams probably also designed stables.
Item 2 of 4c. 1825 Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 41843 ReconstructionAfter fire.
Item 4 of 419031907ReconstructionInterior remodelling

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 8James AdamArchitectA17671774Left incomplete in 1774. Probably also designed stables.
Item 2 of 8John AdamArchitectA17671774Left incomplete in 1774. Probably also designed stables.
Item 3 of 8Robert AdamArchitectA17671774Left incomplete in 1774. Probably also designed stables.
Item 4 of 8(Sir) Robert SmirkeArchitectBc. 1825 Alterations
Item 5 of 8Sydney SmirkeArchitectC1843 Reconstruction after fire.
Item 6 of 8Arthur Joseph DavisArchitectD19031907Interior remodelling
Item 7 of 8Charles Mewes D19031907Interior remodelling.
Item 8 of 8Mewes & DavisArchitectural practiceD19031907Interior remodelling.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Bute, 3rd Earl of 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Adam, Robert & James1773Works in Architecture of Robert and James AdamI  
Item 2 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Country Life16 January 1992  Article by M Hall.
Item 2 of 2Country Life23 January 1992  Article by M Hall