Projects in Paintings

Atkinson Architects’ research into the history and evolution of our project sites which often reveals fascinating insights. Several of our properties and their settings have been painted by world-famous artists over the past two centuries.

Understanding the heritage value and context of all our sites is an important aspect to inform future design.

The main image above is of Gollick Park, Clayhidon, the farmstead in the centre of the painting, by Charles Ginner (1913) – a member of the Camden Town Group.

Lower Yanston in Loddiswell and is the focus of a bucolic landscape painting by John Thompson whilst on holiday in Devon in the mid-1950’s.

Lock Cottage at Gunnislake Weir Head – features in paintings and sketches by JMW Turner (1814 & 1815).

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