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Fownhope

Fownhope

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1750

Shelfmark: K top Vol 15

Item number: 107

Length: 27.8

Width: 33.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of the Fownhope Court in Hereford. The town of Fownhope is situated on the eastern bank of the River Wye, approximately six miles from Hereford. Fawnhope Court was built in the 17th century on the site of an earlier house. Jacobean in style the house was symmetrical and had gables and the distinctive chimneys of this period. From the 17th century until the 20th century the house and estate were owned by the Lechmere family.

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