The life and works of the English playwright and architect, a leading exponent of the English Baroque (1664-1726).
This baroque masterpiece - a World Heritage site - was built (1705-22) for the 1st Duke of Marlborough to designs by John Vanbrugh. The official site supplies an illustrated history and visitor information.
One of England's grandest Baroque mansions, designed for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, by John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor. History, images, news and visitor information.
Grimsthorpe Castle and Gardens
The official site for this stately home in Lincolnshire, remodelled in 1715 to the design of Sir John Vanbrugh. Includes a few images and very brief history, amid the visitor information.
Portrait and short biography of Sir John Vanbrugh from Garden Visit, mentioning his influence on the history of garden design.
Sir John Vanbrugh (1664-1726)
Portrait and detailed biography from Malaspina of the British dramatist and architect, adapted from Encyclopedia Britannica (1911).
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