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Mamhead, Devon, 1833 f.116

Mamhead, Devon, 1833 f.116

Artist: Buckler

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1833

Shelfmark: Additional MS 36361

Item number: f.116

Length: 26.8

Width: 35.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Mamhead dates back to Norman times and has seen a suuccession of owners over its 900 year history. By the 17th century, the grounds were renowned throughout the country for its extensive plantations and more formal gardens. When Buckler visited Mamhead, William Newman, MP for Exeter, had recently purchased the estate. Newman set about modernising the 17th-century house and the grounds.

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