Colored elevations of three sides of Mr. Hunter's House at Gubbins, or Gobions, in the parish of North Mims, formerly the property of Sir Thomas More
Medium: Ink wash on paper
View of a 16th century manor house in Hertfordshire known as Gubbins or sometimes Gobions House. The house was built for the Moore family (of whom Sir Thomas Moore was a relative). In the 18th century the house was enlarged by Sir Jeremy Sandbroke and the grounds landscaped by Charles Bridgeman. The grounds were very beautiful and included features such as statues, a grotto, temple and even a canal. It became one of the most visited parks in the area. The house was very grand and had 15 bedrooms as well as dressing rooms, a library, formal dining room, chapel and a billiards room.