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Wigmore Grange

Wigmore Grange

Artist: Blore, Edward

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1850

Shelfmark: Additional MS 42017

Item number: f.83

Length: 18

Width: 23.9

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Monasteries managed their agricultural land with the aid of granges, small farms which provided crops and livestock for the brethren. This barn was part of the grange belonging to Wigmore Abbey, an Augustinian monastery founded in 1131 by Oliver de Merlimond.

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