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Redland Chapel

Redland Chapel

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f. 220

Length: 183

Width: 264

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

The chapel was built as a private chapel for John Cossins who, having made his money as a grocer in London, purchased the estate of Redland Court for his retirement in 1732. It opened on 5 October 1743 but the final furnishings and exqusitely carved wooden panels were not put in place until several years later.

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