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Mereworth Castle in Kent

Mereworth Castle in Kent

Engraver: Green, Wm

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: Ktop XVII

Item number: 42-c

Genre: Topographical Print

This building is a nearly exact copy of Palladio's famous Villa Rotunda. It was built in 1723 by Colen Campbell for John Farne, Earl of Westmoreland. The castle is surrounded by a moat, and behind it is a landscaped valley.

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