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Annex E - Illustrations Index

This page tabulates the Illustrations used within this web site.

The table also provides:

  • links to a low resolution image in Then& Now page, or just the picture
  • links to a few higher resolution images
  • notes on source of image, or other key aspects

As well as the illustrations used within the main chapters, a series of "Now" views are provided for comparison.

The illustration on the right was taken at Noon, while waiting for the sun to illuminate the Western Front of the house for the "Now" view.  Most illustrations are views of the buildings - this is shown here to provide a glimpse of the other sites worth viewing.
  

Illustration Chapter/ Webpage Low
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Illustrations from main Chapters - most also in "Then and Now"

 
Coombe Abbey : West Front 1684 Preface
  (& V)
Low   William Winde's drawing for the new west front of Combe Abbey, c. 1684.  The south-west wing (right) had been built in c. 1667.  Winde's north-vest wing (left) was demolished in the 1920s
Coombe Abbey : West Front 1961 Preface Low   David Motkin photo
Chapter House Doorway : 1961 I Low   David Motkin photo
A Cistercian Monk II Low   As seen through the eyes of an unknown 18th century artist
Plan showing the recorded walls of the Cistercian abbey, in relation to the present building III Low   Rodwell, Warwick 1991. Combe Abbey, Warwickshire.   An Archaeological assessment of the Buildings, Gardens and Park.  Updated by Peter Page to reflect building work since 1991.
Southern Aspect : Mid Seventeenth Century IV
 (& VIII)
Low   King, Daniel, 1656.  The  Cathedral  and  Conventual  Churches  of England and Wales Orthographically Delineated, pl. 60.
Coombe Abbey : West Front 1684 V
 (& Preface)
Low   William Winde's drawing for the new west front of Combe Abbey, c. 1684.  The south-west wing (right) had been built in c. 1667.  Winde's north-vest wing (left) was demolished in the 1920s
View from South-West : Dated 1797 V Low   Water colour by Maria Johnston : Dated 1797.  William Winde's Classical West Wing overlooks the earlier buildings
Southern Aspect : 1860 V Low   Wingrave's photograph of Coombe in 1860, which is part of the Coventry and Warwickshire Collection
Southern Aspect : 1923, Showing Nesfield's Building V Low   from the 1923 sales catalogue
Eastern Aspect : 1923, Showing Nesfield's Building VI Low   from the 1923 sales catalogue
Gateway from Binley-Brinklow Road : 1960 VI Low   Peter Page photo
Relocated Griffin Gate : Feb-2004 VII Low   Peter Page photo
Plan showing the recorded walls of the Cistercian abbey, in relation to the present building VIII
 (& III)
Low   Rodwell, Warwick 1991. Combe Abbey, Warwickshire.   An Archaeological assessment of the Buildings, Gardens and Park.  Updated by Peter Page to reflect building work since 1991.
Sacristy doorway, with Chapter House doorway beyond : Dec-2003 VIII Low   Peter Page photo
detail : Nesfield Wing : 1860s VIII Low   detail from An architect's drawing for the Victorian east wing of Coombe Abbey.
detail : No Ordinary Hotels east wing : Feb-2004 VIII Low   detail from Peter Page photo
Monastic Fishponds - Air View from the NE : 1962 VIII Low High (755KB in separate window) David Motkin photo; 
for 1992 air view from above, see Ext.Pictures of Coventry photo
Southern Aspect : Mid Seventeenth Century VIII 
 (and IV)
Low   King, Daniel, 1656.  The  Cathedral  and  Conventual  Churches  of England and Wales Orthographically Delineated, pl. 60.
Southern Aspect : 18th Century VIII Low   Drawn from Nature & on Stone by Brandard.  Source: John Delaney photo No 1 in Coventry City Council leaflet c.1966
Perspective View of Combe from the North-West by L. Knyff and J. Kip : c.1700 VIII Low   Knyff, Leonard, and Kip, Johannes, 1707.  Britannia Illustrata, pl. 47.
(London)
Nesfield's Western Gardens and Moat : 1961 VIII Low   David Motkin photo
Southern Aspect of Coombe Abbey : 1961 VII Low   David Motkin photo
Southern Aspect : Oct-2003 Showing New East Wing of No Ordinary Hotel VIII Low   Peter Page photo

Illustrations from Then and Now only

 
Chapter House Doorway : 2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Southern Aspect : Nov-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Western Aspect : Dec-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Northern Aspect : 1684 Then Low   William Winde's drawing for the new north-west wing (right) of Combe Abbey, c. 1684.  
Northern Aspect : 2004 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Air View from the West : 1962 "Now" Low   David Motkin photo
Air View from the South : 1962 JPG Low   David Motkin photo
Southern Aspect : Feb-2004 Now Low   Peter Page photo
View from South-West : Feb-2004 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Southern Aspect : 1810 Then Low   'Comb Abbey, Warwickshire'.  Full view from the SSE.  Drawn by - Davis, engraved by J. Storer, for The Beauties of England and Wales dated 1810.  Published: Britton et al. 1814
Southern Aspect : Dec-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Southern Aspect : Nov-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Nesfield Wing : 1860s Then Low   An architect's drawing for the Victorian east wing of Coombe Abbey.
No Ordinary Hotels east wing : Feb-2004 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Eastern Aspect : Dec-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Southern Aspect : Nov-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
Nesfield's Western Gardens and Moat : Nov-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo
West Front : Nov-2003 Now Low   Peter Page photo

Illustrations from Other sources, some used in Annex indicated

 
Southern Aspect : 1729 JPG Low   drawn by the Buck brothers
Coombe Abbey Gardens : Nov-2003 Illus-
trations
Low   Peter Page photo
Eastern Aspect : Dec-2003 JPG Low   Peter Page photo
Chapter House Doorway : c.1900 News Archive Low   Photo in Coventry and Warwickshire Collection
Eastern Aspect : c.1900 JPG Low   Photo in Coventry and Warwickshire Collection
SW Aspect : c.1900 JPG Low   Photo in Coventry and Warwickshire Collection
Southern Aspect 2 : Feb-2004 JPG Low   Peter Page photo.  Panorama from 150 yards down the drive
Southern Aspect 3 : Feb-2004 JPG Low   Peter Page photo.  Panorama from 10 yards down the drive
Southern Aspect 4 : Feb-2004 Key dates Low   Peter Page photo.  Panorama from 10 yards down the drive, but with geometry adjusted to show building at constant height
         


Gallery and Slideshows

 
Then & Now - Set of illustrations, with a modern photo from the same viewpoint today   Then & Now   Note that this page may take a long time to load the first time you try - if you have a slow modem you may have to refresh before all pictures are seen.  On later attempts it should be much quicker, because the pictures will already be in your cache/temporary Internet files folder.  Be patient - I hope you find the wait worth while.
Webshots views are no longer available        

Notes on Format and usage guidance

1.  Resolution of Illustrations referred to above are classed as:

2.  The "Low" resolution links open the illustration in the context of the chapter in which it is first used, or in the "Then and Now" page (if not used in a chapter), or as a JPEG file if not used elsewhere.

3.  Using these links "Ext.External" to this web-site, will open a new window.

4.  When viewed in the two frame view, you can make this frame bigger or smaller by clicking the border with your left mouse button, holding the button down and dragging up to the size you need

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