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North west Prospect of Astridge House

North west Prospect of Astridge House

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: K Top Vol. 8

Item number: 10.1.b

Length: 24.8

Width: 35.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

North west view of Astridge House, the seat of the Duke of Bridgewater in the parish of Pitstone, drawn about 1790. This is one of two views representing the old college or convent of a religious order called Bonhommes, which was once the residence of Queen Elizabeth, and was pulled down by the Duke of Bridgewater around the year 1802, in order to make room for the present mansion.

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