01 Jan 42

The mansion is built, 1741

The mansion is built between 1730 and 1741, designed by John Wood the Elder, who is designed several influential buildings in Bath including the Circus.

The mansion at Prior Park

01 Jan 44

The Gothic Temple is built, 1745

Richard Jones built the gothic temple for Ralph Allen. It was a later addition to the garden.

01 Jan 45

The Palladian bridge is built, 1755

The ponds are enlarged and Richard Jones, architect of the Gothic Temple builds our famous Palladian bridge. Today it is one of only 4 in the world.

The Palladian bridge at Prior Park