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View of the pillar at Burton Pynsent, Somersetshire

View of the pillar at Burton Pynsent, Somersetshire

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1770

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXVIII

Item number: number 13-1.

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Burton Pynsent was the Elizabethan mansion owned by Sir William Pynsent, who left it on his death in 1765 to William Pitt. The fashionable Classical-style memorial column pictured was erected in the same year by famed landscape gardener Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.

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