Newstead Abbey, crypt
Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus
Medium: Ink wash on paper
This 13-th century crypt is situated underneath the great hall of the abbey. It comprises16 rib-vaulted bays carried on seven octagonal columns. The Byron family, who took over the abbey in the 16th century, restored and altered much of the original strucure and interior of Newstead Abbey.