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Wroxton Abbey Park, the lake

Wroxton Abbey Park, the lake

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15546

Item number: f.83

Length: 26.7

Width: 37

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

Sanderson Miller and Tilleman Bobart designed the gardens at Wroxton between 1720 and 1748. The lake featured an impressive cascade, a bridge and was overlooked by a circular temple. Sadly, not many of these features remain and the park and 17th-century house now belong to an American university.

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