Visit to Perrycroft House and Bromsberrow House
- Perrycroft House |
- Visit |
- Monday, 24 March 2014 - 10:30
Perrycroft House, situated in Upper Colwall, was built by Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (1857-1941), a leading Arts & Crafts designer and architect. He was not only an architect but also designed furniture, wallpapers and ceramics, often designing artefacts especially for his own buildings.
In total contrast, we will visit Bromsberrow Place in the afternoon, a Regency Greek revival house designed by Elias George Basevi (1794-1845). He was a pupil of Sir John Soane, after which he studied in Greece and Rome and his designs include Belgrave Square in London and the Fitzwilliams Museum in Cambridge. He worked for the Guardian Assurance Co. as their first surveyor up until his death, inspecting the bell chamber of Ely Cathedral.
The visit will begin at 10.30am and we will meet in the car park opposite Perrycroft House (there is disabled parking in front of the house). This will be followed by lunch at the Inn at Welland and we will meet again at Bromsberrow Place at 2.30pm. Members to use their own transport. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.
This event has been organised by a local supporter group to help raise money for the Art Fund.
This event has been organised by the Herefordshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.