Drawings of Mereworth Castle and Villa Rotunda.
Mereworth was built in the 1720s to designs by Colen Campbell for Colonel John Fane. It was built as an almost exact replica of Andrea Palladio’s Villa Rotunda. (top) A section of Mereworth Castle as drawn by Colen Campbell. The moat is spanned by arches under the north and south flights of steps. (bottom) La Rotunda built by Palladio near Vicenza in the 16th century Pub Orig CL 12/06/1920