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Buildings on Lansdown Hill

Buildings on Lansdown Hill

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15547

Item number: f.66

Genre: Manuscript

In this view a farmer is driving his cattle on horseback. It was here that a battle of the English Civil War was fought in 1643. A monument was erected here in 1720 to commemorate the battle and the Royalist leader Sir Bevil Grenville.

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