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Welbeck Abbey riding house

Welbeck Abbey riding house

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15545

Item number: f.68

Length: 30.5

Width: 48.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

The riding house and stables were erected by William Cavendish, later Duke of Newcastle, in 1623 at Welbeck Abbey. The estate covered 3000 acres and Sherwood Forest was nearby so there were many opportunities for hunting and other equestrian pursuits.

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