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The Old Church at Wakeham, Isle of Portland

The Old Church at Wakeham, Isle of Portland

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15537

Item number: f.180

Length: 18.2

Width: 26.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

Not much is known about these ruins near Easton on the Isle of Portland. The local inhabitants call it the Vicar's House, and it was most probably a monastic building. It was probably demolished during the English Civil Wars, 1642-1646.

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