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Langton Herring

Langton Herring

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15537

Item number: f.146

Length: 18.8

Width: 26.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

In 1269 Philip Harang was granted the land at Langton, close to Chesil Beach. By the time he died in 1815 the village had become known as Langton Herring. The church seen in this view - St Peter's - dates back to at least 1299.

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