The Old Vicarage, Chesterton
Artist: Blore, Edward
Medium: Pencil on paper
This pencil drawing depicts the north west front of Chesterton Tower, near St Andrew's Church in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire.
Chesterton Tower was built in the mid 14th century. It is noted for two large octagonal turrets, which dominate the facade. The interior has ribbed vaulting, richly decorated with carvings of foliage and human heads. The property was managed by Trinity College, Cambridge, for nearly four centuries.