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Painswick, Town Hall

Painswick, Town Hall

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f. 217

Length: 184

Width: 240

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

Originally called Wycke or Wykeham the village of Painswick was already well established by the 12th century. The Domesday Book records 66 male inhabitants. During the 15th century it became known for the wool it produced. Many of the buldings here are constructed from Cotswold stone quarried nearby.

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