Royal Hospital, Chelsea, Stables

John Soane

A late work, these stables resemble his Dulwich College Art Gallery where the brick construction is described as "primitivist." Repeated recessed or blind arches provide a poetic and simple design element. This style is at odds with the description of Soane as a neo-classical architect.

Left and center: views of the front; right; the side

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